While another SBW has officially come and gone, the impact of the two-week event will ripple through the Portland design and construction industry for months to come. This year’s event can be characterized as innovating in a challenging time. The loss of building first person relationships through ‘in-person’ events was replaced with the ability to […]
We are thrilled to be ushering in the third annual SBW! Since we can’t all be in person to greet, hug and collaborate we wanted to welcome you all in the only way we can this year – virtually! Check out the message below.
The ReBuilding Center envisions a world in which reuse is normal and accessible for all, fostering a circular economy of reuse and repair where homeowners and renters can repair their own homes while reducing waste. In celebration of our community and its love for reuse, the ReBuilding Center has partnered with Sustainable Building Week to […]
Contact: Aaron Stevens | Sustainable Building Week Public Relations firstname.lastname@example.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNOUNCING PORTLAND’S THIRD ANNUAL SUSTAINABLE BUILDING WEEK September 2020 — Sustainable Building Week (SBW) has announced dates for the third annual event-filled weeks for Portland’s AEC industry professionals and organizations: October 12-23, 2020. This year SBW 2020 will run for two weeks […]
2020 was supposed to be the year that finally fulfilled our Jetson’s dreams of getting the (electric) jet pack, and even if we didn’t get the flying car, we’d settle for a self-driving (electric) car. Instead, we get our toilet paper and disinfectant sent to our doorstep with no contact delivery – but hey! We […]
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!
We are so proud of the Portland sustainability community for collaborating to develop a week of brilliant events that will inspire, educate, and provide networking opportunities. Currently we have 26 events on our calendar ranging from tours, panels, happy hours, and even yoga, hiking, and running (!!). More events are being planned so stay tuned to our […]
I have long been inspired by our local influencers in high performance building and Portland’s efforts in moving the needle on all things Green. Being on the builder side of the sustainability equation has been both empowering and limiting. Often a project’s sustainability prospects live and die based on the owner’s program/pro forma. As builders, […]
Portland has a long history as a hub for Hippies and an incubator of Green innovators. Well before either of those were cool (“Keep Portland Weird” is a thing for a reason). Now that Hippies have morphed into Hipsters, and Green has branched off into many things (including Sustainability & Resiliency), the need for a […]