Why Sustainable Building Week Matters (To Me, and To You!)

Why Sustainable Building Week Matters (To Me, and To You!)

Why Sustainable Building Week Matters (To Me, and To You!)

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 […]
2019 SBW Kicks Off! Join us for a Launch Party and Read our Press Release!

2019 SBW Kicks Off! Join us for a Launch Party and Read our Press Release!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNOUNCING PORTLAND’S SECOND ANNUAL SUSTAINABLE BUILDING WEEK May 2019 — Sustainable Building Week (SBW) has announced the dates for the second annual event-filled week for Portland’s AEC industry professionals and organizations: October 14-18, 2019.  The week will bring the best and brightest together to educate, connect and foster opportunities for future collaboration […]
Sustainable Northwest Wood Reflects on the First Ever SBW!

Sustainable Northwest Wood Reflects on the First Ever SBW!

Sustainable Building Week – Wow what a week!  It’s been a week and a half since the first annual Sustainable Building Week (SBW) ended and I think I am finally rested up.  The three goals of Sustainable Building Week were to empower design and building professionals to learn, connect and collaborate.  I can say from […]
Hot Off the Presses! Check Out Our New Press Release

Hot Off the Presses! Check Out Our New Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PORTLAND WELCOMES ITS FIRST EVER SUSTAINABLE BUILDING WEEK Download the press release 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 […]
Northwest EcoBuilding Guild Announces 2018 Green Building Slam Presenters!

Northwest EcoBuilding Guild Announces 2018 Green Building Slam Presenters!

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. […]
Planning Under Way for First Sustainable Building Week

Planning Under Way for First Sustainable Building Week

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. […]
Don’t Be a Chicken – Keep Portland Green!

Don’t Be a Chicken – Keep Portland Green!

The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) – Portland Collaborative is excited about the coming together of so many professional groups in Portland around the issues of sustainable building and high-performance projects that we had to get involved. By our very name our focus is on collaborating to ensure a living future is available to all. […]
NW EcoBuilding Guild Green Slam Comes to Portland!

NW EcoBuilding Guild Green Slam Comes to Portland!

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 […]
The Sun Shines Again on Portland Sustainability!

The Sun Shines Again on Portland Sustainability!

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 […]
Portland Welcomes it’s First Ever Sustainable Building Week

Portland Welcomes it’s First Ever Sustainable Building Week

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, […]

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Mahlum Architects
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BORA Architects
PAE Engineers
NBI
Sustainable Northwest Wood
PGE
Associated Builders and Contractors
Greenhammer
Project Pivot
Eteriors (formerly GRIT)
Brightworks