Modern Houses in Portland
While primarily imagined as a cultural bastion, Portland is also a hub for architectural excellence.
Speaking to his original design, architect Saul Zaik says, “We were really just building boxes with a bunch of windows...
“Initially the design had the studios completely separated from the main house with a sort of breezeway in between,”...
In the dining area, a garage door opens up to the adjacent courtyard, thereby doubling the size of the space.
The house's triangle pattern is also visible in the skylight hovering over the double-height main space.
A cantilevered second floor addition wrapped in black corrugated steel gives Nick Oakley's home in the Alberta district...
The dining table is one of several custom pieces in the house by Steve White Design.
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