Engaged Learning at All Scales:
The OSU Learning Innovation Center
When the Learning Innovation Center (LINC) at Oregon State University was built in 2015, it upended traditional university lecture halls…
International Mass Timber Conference Insights
Kicking off a multipart series highlighting Bora’s mass timber efforts, we collected the major takeaways from staff who attended the…
Offsetting Our Carbon Footprint
Bora achieves 50% reduction in operational carbon emissions and has offset 100% of its carbon footprint since 2006.
Building to Meet the Moment: The Vision Behind Our New Studio
Architects have a unique relationship with the buildings they inhabit, as not every profession gets to occupy the outcome of…
Designing Healthy Buildings
For all the health advice out there, the scientific consensus is fairly settled on what constitutes a healthy diet: “Eat…
Lincoln High School is Tight!
Here at Bora, we’re celebrating the result of last week’s whole building airtightness test of Lincoln High School, which achieved…
Needs of the Future / Needs of the Present
We’re not going back to normal. That’s the major takeaway from the most recent report by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel…
Energy Efficiency Through Airtight Design
In considering the sustainability of a building, airtightness is among the factors that can greatly impact energy efficiency and occupant…
Experiential Graphics Bring Texas A&M’s Traditions to Life in New Classroom Building
Located at the heart of campus, the Texas A&M Innovative Learning Classroom Building defines a new immersive experience that blurs…
Building Equity in Library Architecture
Building Equity in Library Architecture is a curious and important endeavor.The public library has long been a treasured community resource….
Designing with Healthy Materials: Research and Industry Implications
“Industry-wide transparency and optimization is vital to our ability as designers to improve human and environmental health through the individual…
Sustainable Design with Mass Timber: A Whitepaper
Mass timber structures are being considered more than ever for their aesthetics, flexibility in design, biophilic properties, and the goal…
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…
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…
Texas A&M Innovative Learning 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…
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.