Thank you all for attending making 2019 Sustainable Building Week the amazing week that it was. We had such positive feedback from all of you that we can’t wait for 2020. Look for yourself in our 2019 video!
The Northwest EcoBuilding Guild and Passive House NW are pleased to announce the slate of presenters for the Portland Green Building Slam, Friday, October 12, 2018, 6:30 – 10 pm, at the Ecotrust Conference Center. The Portland Slam will be a fun, educational event, featuring fast-paced, mind-blowing talks about remarkable and innovative green building projects. […]
Published in the Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce: Planning under way for first Sustainable Building Week Prior to the Great Recession, Portland was the “shining hill that everyone wanted to be” when it comes to sustainability and green building, according to New Buildings Institute project manager and architect Webly Bowles. But that has changed, she said. […]
Each week we will be featuring blog posts from each of our collaborators to highlight the exciting events we have planned and professional talent engaged in this week. After a six year hiatus, it is time to bring back the 10x10x10 Green Building Slam to Portland! The Northwest EcoBuilding Guild is excited to be a […]
At the turn of the century, Portland was the envy of burgeoning sustainable cities. We were paving bike lanes, recycling, constructing LEED-certified buildings, and planning for the greenest future possible. Then, in 2008, the recession hit. Half of my fellow Architect friends lost their jobs! Those of us who could hold our passion for sustainable design […]
October 8, 2018 — Kicks off the first annual Sustainable Building Week (SBW) an event-filled week from a cross section of Portland’s design professional organizations. The week will bring the best and brightest building professional organizations together to educate, connect and foster opportunities for future collaboration to Keep Portland Green. Whether its combating climate change, […]