Bora’s Annual Day of Service

We were excited to work with three key organizations in the greater Portland area for Bora’s annual Day of Service…

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UNM McKinnon Center wins 2019 AIA Albuquerque Design Excellence Award

We are honored that the Albuquerque Chapter of the AIA has awarded the McKinnon Center at the University of New…

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Bora claims #38 spot on 2019 Architect 50 Ranking

We are pleased to announce that Bora ranked 38th on Architect Magazine’s annual ranking of the top 50 architectural firms…

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Meier & Frank Wins 2 IIDA Oregon Design Excellence Awards

We are delighted to announce that our transformation of the historic Meier & Frank Building in downtown Portland has won…

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We Stand With Youth: Global Climate Strike

On Friday, September 20, Bora will join a Global Climate Strike, inspired by the millions of youth worldwide that have…

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Oregon Paid Family Medical Leave Signed into Law in Bora’s Studio

This morning Governor Kate Brown signed the Oregon Paid Family Leave Bill into law in Bora’s own Design Lab, making…

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Bora Principal Michael Tingley on transforming Lincoln Hall into one of Portland’s most popular Performing Arts venues

Long in dire need of deferred maintenance, Lincoln Hall was almost demolished in the early 2000s. However its important legacy…

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Principal Amy Donohue presents The Geometry of Learning at SCUP National in Seattle

Bora Principal, Amy Donohue, recently presented The Geometry of Learning: Experiences Teaching in the Round at the national conference for…

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Texas A&M 21st Century Classroom Building is an Invitation to Expand Active Learning Expertise

Last week, Texas A&M University held their Transformational Teaching + Learning Conference, and included an invitation to all instructors on…

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Crafted for Community: The New Edison High School

Edison High School’s mission is to help students with diverse learning differences to reach their full potential. Our design for their new 36,000 sf building is crafted with the same care and attention as the education Edison students receive, creating a nurturing sanctuary for learning and communal growth.

Bora Awarded Pilot Grant to Support Business Diversity + Inclusion

Bora is actively engaged in increasing awareness about equity and bias in our profession and our practice. But when it…

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The Materials Pledge

We have joined with 55 other signatories to issue an open letter to product manufacturers, stating our commitment to design and build with holistically optimized materials.

Congratulations New Associates + Associate Principals!

Bora Architects is pleased to announce the promotions of our newest Associates and Associate Principals.

Pat Harrington, Former Bora Managing Principal, Awarded Honorary Membership by the American Institute of Architects

For almost three decades, Pat leveraged architecture to benefit artistic communities nationwide whether helping create performing arts centers for major…

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Bora Hosts AFO Fellows

Last night, we hosted the Architecture Foundation of Oregon Winter Member Gathering, featuring their latest Van Evera Bailey Fellows Jennifer…

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Upcoming Event: Democratizing VR for Livable Cities

Bora started investigating ways to incorporate VR and immersive media into our practice back in 2016, starting with 360 photography…

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