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2018 Portland Architecture Awards
Celebrate with one of the nation’s most innovative design communities at Portland’s premiere annual architecture event!
Our nationally renowned jury provides a compelling overview of the outstanding design work executed by some of Oregon’s most accomplished architects as Soul Vaccination, one of the tightest funk and soul bands in the Pacific NW brings the energy to blow the house down!
Announcing our esteemed jury from Philadelphia:
Karen Blanchard, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Principal, SITIO
Karen is focused on delivering design excellence to multifaceted projects. Her vast experience ranges in scale and typology – she is fully engrossed as an architect and urban designer on civic and cultural, residential, educational and mixed-use projects. Karen’s commitment to design and the profession has resulted in numerous project design awards as well as being presented the AIA Philadelphia Young Architect award. Karen is the 2018 President of AIA Philadelphia, Co-Chair of the AIA Philadelphia Women In Architecture Committee, and currently sits on the AIA Philadelphia Board of Directors and their Executive Committee. She also serves on the Board of Directors with the Fairmount Community Development Corporation and is an adjunct faculty member at Thomas Jefferson University.
Jeff Goldstein, AIA, Principal, DIGSAU
With a background in ecology, Jeff brings an interest in the relationship between people and buildings to their physical surroundings. He is a Registered Architect in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the State of New Jersey, Washington, D.C., and the State of Delaware. Jeff has taught sustainability, technology, and design studios at Temple University, and has served as a guest critic and lecturer at numerous design schools. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Community Design Collaborative. Jeff served as Co-Captain of the University of Pennsylvania Men’s Basketball Team and has spent the past several years getting reacquainted with his bicycle.
Jason Smith, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Partner, KieranTimberlake
In over 20 years at KieranTimberlake, Jason has led the design and construction of the firm’s pivotal projects and has fostered the firm’s research and design culture. Together with his partners, he sets the design direction for projects and charts the course for the future of the firm utilizing his special expertise working with colleges and universities in new, collaborative project delivery paradigms. Jason is a passionate advocate for an ethic and an aesthetic of environmental responsibility in architecture. His projects have been published in Architect, Architectural Record, and Faith and Form, and have been awarded internationally, including two Institute Honor Awards from the American Institute of Architects.
Cover image courtesy AIA Portland.