Next Wednesday the winners of the City of Portland’s Courtyard Housing design competition will be announced.
Wednesday, November 14, 2007, 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm)
Announcement of winning designs
1900 SW Fourth Avenue, Room 2500A
And then Thursday come to the Ecotrust Conference Center for a related presentation:
Thursday, November 15, 2007, 6-8pm
Presentations on “Creating Places for Families and Sustainability in the City”
Ecotrust Conference Center
721 NW Ninth Avenue, Second Floor
How can Portland continue to provide new housing options for families as the city continues to grow and densify, and how can this be done in ways that are environmentally sustainable? The public is invited to attend presentations by two internationally-renowned authorities on child-friendly housing and sustainable community design, Clare Cooper Marcus and Cynthia Girling, who served as jurors for the Portland Courtyard Housing Design Competition. Clare Cooper Marcus is co-author of Housing as if People Mattered and People Places: Design Guidelines for Urban Open Spaces. Cynthia Girling is co-author of Skinny Streets and Green Neighborhoods: Design for Environment and Community and Yard, Street, Park: The Design of Suburban Open Space.