Our Newest Bora Designers

We are excited to announce that six new designers have joined our practice. Each shares Bora’s core values of health,…

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Design Press

Bora Hires Project Designer Amelie Reynaud

Bora proudly announces the hire of Associate and Project Designer Amelie Reynaud, AIA. Amelie comes to us with 15+ years…

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Design Press

Amy Donohue Honored with Cassin Award for Commitment to Mission

De La Salle North Catholic High School has awarded Bora principal Amy Donohue with the 2023 Cassin Award for Commitment…

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Equity Press

Bora Awarded Ida B. Wells-Barnett High School Modernization

Portland Public Schools has selected Bora for the modernization of Ida B. Wells-Barnett High School in Southwest Portland. The replacement…

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Design Press

Brian Squillace, AIA, Promoted to Principal

Bora is thrilled to announce the elevation of Brian Squillace, AIA, LEED AP, to Principal! A talented architect with 20…

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Design Press

Our New Studio Wins Three IIDA Awards!

Bora’s new studio at Volta took home three IIDA Oregon awards at the October 19 ceremony: Best in Category (Corporate),…

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Culture Design Equity Interiors Press

Bora Principal Chris Linn Retires

Join us in congratulating longtime Bora principal Chris Linn on his well-deserved retirement.   For the past 32 years Chris has…

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Culture Press

Hood to Coast: When Less (Sleep) Is More

The Bora team, Mies Van Der Run, was back in action for the 41st running of Hood to Coast, a…

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Culture

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…

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Design Press Research

Remembering Pat Harrington (1950 – 2023)

It is with the heaviest of hearts that we say farewell to Pat Harrington, who passed away last week. Pat…

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Culture

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…

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Design Research Sustainability

Bora Hires Senior Designer Scott Barton-Smith

We are thrilled to announce the hire of Associate and Senior Project Designer Scott Barton-Smith, AIA, LEED AP BD+C. Scott…

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Press

Offsetting Our Carbon Footprint

Bora achieves 50% reduction in operational carbon emissions and has offset 100% of its carbon footprint since 2006.

Research Sustainability

The Volta Building Achieves LEED Platinum

Bora’s core and shell renovation of the Southeast Portland Volta building, which also houses our new office, is officially LEED…

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Design Press Sustainability

New Associate Principals

Bora is proud to announce the promotions of the following staff to Associate Principal! From left to right: Steph Taylor…

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