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Recognizing Indigenous People’s Day

SBW recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day. We acknowledge that the Portland Metro region is seated on the unceded lands of the Multnomah, Wasco, Cowlitz, Kathlamet, Clackamas, Bands of Chinook, Tualatin, Kalapuya, […]

SBW Finds Efficiency in Hybrid Mode

As we slowly emerge from COVID hibernation, with hybrid and in-person learning, and on-site and remote workers navigating a new normal, we hope SBW 2021 will offer solace and opportunities […]

Portland’s 4th Annual Sustainable Building Week Convenes Oct 11-16

Tapping into the region’s legacy of creativity and collaboration, the week aims to lead the next chapter of sustainability in an era of new challenges — from COVID recovery to […]

It takes a community to Keep Portland Green!

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 […]

KGW: One-time Portland car dealership earns top certification for sustainability

Originally posted on KGW Online PORTLAND, Ore — Talk about a transformation. A one-time car dealership turned stamping manufacturer in Southeast Portland is now one of greenest buildings on the […]

KXL-FM Radio: Kenton neighborhood is now a little bit greener because of a sustainable building model

Originally broadcast on KXL-FM | Radio 10/13/20 at 12:31, 5:37, 6:08, 6:38, 8:06 pm and 10/14/20 at 6:23 am Listen to the radio spot here Argyle Gardens opened its doors […]

Portland Tribune: Sustainable Building Week 2020

Originally published at the Portland Tribune Online. “It’s challenging, and I miss the interconnectivity with in-person contact, but this year’s conference is setting a model where people can attend virtually,” […]

Welcome to SBW 2020!

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 […]

Rebuilding Center: Salvage Showdown 2020!

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 […]

Featured at SBW 2020: A one-time car dealership turned stamping manufacturer in Southeast Portland is now one of the world’s greenest buildings

A one-time car dealership turned stamping manufacturer in Southeast Portland is now one of the world’s greenest buildings and will be featured at Sustainable Building Week 2020. Check out Mahlum […]

In 2020, go online for annual green education program

Originally posted on DJC Oregon ————– Sustainable Building Week, stretching beyond its name, is set to offer 10 days of online panel discussions and other events beginning Monday. While last […]

Equity and resiliency are in the spotlight for Portland’s Third Annual Sustainable Building Week

September 29, 2020 — Three years ago, Sustainable Building Week was founded as a new way for Portland’s design and building communities to convene and foster collaboration to “Keep Portland […]

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