Spearheaded by housing organization Home Forward, the Portland Housing Authority, Transition Projects, and Multnomah County, Bud Clark Commons provides affordable housing and services for the chronically homeless and “high barrier” individuals—those afflicted by drug and alcohol addiction or mental health issues. Breaking away from an austere "institutional look" was an essential element of the project. “When people step foot inside Bud Clark Commons, they feel valued, they feel affirmed. Part of what we’re trying to do is give people a sense that this community really cares about them and their progress,” Commissioner Nick Fish told us in a story we previously published. Photo by Bruce Forster.
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in San Diego, will be the largest gathering of landscape architecture professionals in the world. More than 6,000 attendees and nearly 500 exhibitors are expected to participate. Design professional will find thousands of products to source in future projects. Full registration will provide access to more than 135 education sessions, field sessions, workshops, and general sessions. Expo only registration will also be available.