Communitecture - Architecture, Planning, Design


840 SE Alder St


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Thursday, August 4, 2016 from 6-7:30pm
Curious about Portland housing issues? How to create affordable options in our community? What does that mean for your neighborhood? Due to growing demand, limited supply, and outdated zoning codes, many Portland residents are unable to find affordable housing options that serve their needs - and for many more, this has been the case for far too long. With over a thousand people a month moving to Portland, a trend that may result in the addition of 260,000 residents by 2035, our city is at a crossroads. We are pleased to announce that Eli Spevak, representing the new Portland for Everyone campaign will be giving a presentation at the P4E Social Hour at Communitecture's office. Mark Lakeman will also share his vision for providing housing for everyone in Portland. Please join us for light refreshments and an informative presentation about proposed zoning changes to encourage affordable housing development. About the speakers: Eli Spevak is the owner of local development company Orange Splot LLC, and currently serves on the Portland Planning & Sustainability Commission. Mark Lakeman is the owner of Communitecture, Inc. Architecture | Planning | Design and the founder of the City Repair Project. WHEN Thursday, August 4, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT) WHERE Communitecture, Inc. - 840 Southeast Alder Street, Portland, OR 97214
Thursday, January 8, 2015 from 6:30-8:30pm
The VBC 15 Placemaking Team - Mark Lakeman/ Mocean, Sarahope Smith, Kirk Greener Rea & Ridhi D'Cruz will be available for in-person consultations regarding your placemaking community project. *WHY* We value one-on-one conversations with you, as this helps us identify your needs and better support you throughout the process. Our team supports around 40 placemaking sites/projects every year, making these early conversations a really good strategy for starting off with a strong foundation of trust and understanding. And what better way to do that, than by sipping tea together. *WHO SHOULD COME* All placemakers! If you’re interested in hosting a site this year, whether new or old, we advise you to come check-in with us! *RSVP/ QUESTIONS* vbcplacemaking@cityrepair.orgc
Saturday, December 20, 2014 from 10am-4pm
PDX Permaculture Saturday, December 20 at 10:00 AM Calling all volunteers! Would you like to see more placemaking projects around the city and in your neighborhood? Help us spread the word to every qua... Details:
Saturday, December 20, 2014 from 10am-1pm
Calling all volunteers! Would you like to see more placemaking projects around the city and in your neighborhood? Help us spread the word to every quadrant of the city! On Saturday, December 20th, 10am meet us at Communitecture to help us canvas and create public awareness about the new placemaking application and our annual event, the Village Building Convergence - Portland! We need an amazing team of friendly and caring City Repairians to outreach about the benefits of placemaking and how it is a means to create healthier, safer and happier urban communities. Outreach Day Agenda: 10:00am- Ice breakers/introductions/ City Repair and Placemaking info/ Canvassing training 11:30am- Splitting up into carpooling teams with outreach supplies and directions on which neighborhoods to cover. 12:00pm- Lunch! 1:00pm- Go to neighborhood grocery stores and promote placemaking opportunities and our 15th annual Village Building Convergence. 4:00pm- Meet back up at Communitecture for snacks and hot cider to tell stories and appreciate new friends made! We hope to see you there and help us get the word out!