Issue #02: Place
Monthly Design Dispatches
Inhabiting vs. Consuming Place
by Ethan Seltzer
We’re the beneficiaries of thousands of years of trial and error. But what happens when a few planners are tasked with making decisions right now, for the future of a region? Are the best practices they're using for place still good enough?
A Walker’s Journey
by Alissa Walker
It’s difficult in this day and age to truly get lost in the city. How do you find the time, and focus, to wander?
LoopPDX: Phase One
by Adam Segal, Untitled Studio
An update from the team working to develop a design for the Green Loop.
From the Festival
Changing Portland 3,000 Square Feet at a Time
Kevin Cavenaugh has been designing and building innovative infill and adaptive reuse projects in Portland for the last 15 years. Deeply aware of his complicated role as a gentrifying force, he discusses his iconoclastic and innovative approach.