Join Our Team!

We’re looking for talented designers to join our growing practice! Bora is a vibrant, creative, innovative and thoughtful architecture and…

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Culture Design Press

Hood to Coast 2022!

Following a two-year hiatus, Mies Van Der Run, Bora’s Hood-to-Coast team, was back in action this past weekend, participating in…

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Culture

Bora’s future net-zero design studio

As we look toward our move less than two miles east in the next five months, one may wonder what…

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Culture Design Interiors Press Sustainability

Introducing Tom Awai, Director of Business Development

Bora announces the hire of Associate Tom Awai as Director of Business Development. Tom brings more than three decades of…

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Research

Bora Hires Design Leaders Stefee Knudsen + Scott Mooney

We are pleased to announce the hire of Stefee Knudsen as an Associate Principal and Senior Project Manager, and Scott…

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Culture Design Press

New faces at Bora!

Our practice has seen a ton of growth in 2022! Welcome to these talented Bora newcomers. We can’t wait to…

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Culture Design Interiors Press

WE’RE MOVING!

After enjoying 33 years in downtown Portland’s historic Morgan Building, Bora is excited to announce that we’re hopping the river…

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Culture Design Press

Designing Healthy Buildings

For all the health advice out there, the scientific consensus is fairly settled on what constitutes a healthy diet: “Eat…

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Design Research Sustainability

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…

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Design Research Sustainability

Bora and LEVER team to modernize Jefferson High School

Portland Public Schools has selected the team of Bora Architecture & Interiors and LEVER Architecture to design the modernization of…

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Design Press

Ben Arico Promoted to Associate

Architect Ben Arico has been promoted to Associate. Ben joined Bora in 2015 and has been instrumental in large-scale civic…

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Culture Press

Christina Piluso Promoted to Associate

Experiential Graphic Design Director Christina Piluso has been promoted to Associate. Christina joined Bora in 2018, bringing two decades of…

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Culture Design EGD Press

PCC Metro Center Breaks Ground

The new Portland Community College Metropolitan Workforce Training Center will celebrate its groundbreaking January 27 at 9AM PST. The first…

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Design Equity Press Sustainability

A Career of Service

Martin Luther King’s birthday offers an opportunity to pause and contemplate service. Some subset of standout individuals dedicate their lives…

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Culture

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…

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