We were recently selected by the City of Kirkland to create a design proposal for the reuse and adaptation of a series of salvaged parts from the iconic MV KALAKALA , a ferry that plied the waters of Puget Sound from 1935-1967. We publicly presented our proposal at an open […]
Welcome to our News feed. Here you will find announcements, updates and project progress posts.
New photos of the Salmon Tree Cycle installed one month ago on Highway 30 at South entrance to St Helens Oregon. Power is now connected and internal LED lighting switches on at night. Stay tuned for night time photos to be taken soon! See more here
A former heavy industrial boat/ship building facility, this 12,000 SF of high ceiling and clerestory lite space is becoming home to a community of affordable Artist / Creative work spaces. The space is mid-construction and we are excited that our architecture studio has had the opportunity to help bring affordable […]
We recently designed and built this highly adaptable metal and wood railing system. In this prototype the steel is powder coated a standard black but many color and texture choices are available still within the cost effective standard powder coatings. The supports are thru-bolted to the deck and made of very […]
It was a thrill to make a visit to Orenco Woods Nature Park this last weekend. The fall sunlight was warm and low and the park was teeming with families playing, runner and bikers and folks enjoying the nature – there were even two deer grazing in the fresh grass […]
You can now see Levitated Light II by Dale Eldred re-installed in the South glass facade of the historic PSU Lincoln Hall building- above the front entrance. We are excited to have this sculpture now residing in a large light filled dance studio with views of Mt Hood! Interior and […]
It has been a true honor to have the opportunity to remove, refurbish and reinstall Levitated Light ( now II) into a new light filled dance studio at PSU’s historic Lincoln Hall. This artwork was previously located in three vertical stacked atriums at former PSU business building. After 30 years […]
We look forward to you joining us for the public dedication of our Salmon Tree Cycle for city of St Helens. The location will be outside the Columbia Veterinary Clinic off Firlok Park road. **Update: We had a great time celebrating the completion of the second of two main Gateway […]
If you drive along US Highway 30 you will now start to see the Salmon Tree Cycle sculpture Gateway installed at the south entrance to city of St Helens. Very smooth installation thanks to all involved those who volunteered much of their time to the very helpful folks at the […]
Back from the powder coater with a fresh wrinkled “tree bark-ish” finish. We are in process of hand painting select areas to accent internal lighting , which will be installing as low energy low voltage LED lighting connected on site once installed.
With fundraising successful and complete we are excited to be in fabrication of the Salmon Tree Cycle sculpture! A public artwork for the City of St Helens Oregon. Lots of cutting and forming of metal and plastic in the shop. Once fabricated all parts will be blasted, primed and powder […]
We just received these fantastic process construction photos of the barn conversion we designed in Noyers-sur-Serein in the Burgundy region of France. We wanted to keep the exterior as much as possible as-is, to maintain the medieval town’s streetscape and provide a surprising light filled and finished contrast upon entering. Included […]
The NW Marine project is a phased adaptive re-use of an industrial property in the Guild’s Lake area of NW Portland’s industrial sanctuary. The current phase will transform a 12,000 square foot former foundry building into a community of studio work spaces. Near to both Pearl District Galleries and industrial […]
We are excited to be nearing completion of the design and detailing for Killin Wetland. We are providing the architectural services of the design team with ESA Vigil-Agrimis providing Landscape design and engineering services to create new public access and viewing of a large wetland just outside of the Banks, […]
These steel planters and patio design was done for a client who lives on a busy street and wanted to utilize their front yard as a place to enjoy the south sunlight while having a buffer to busy traffic passing by. The planters are made of 14ga steel and are […]
We have recently completed this full house remodel, attic conversion and stair with bathroom addition. The projects design phase began with an initial in person meeting at our studio and was completed long distance while the client prepared to move from the Midwest to Portland. We worked closely with them […]
With an increasing public awareness that the PacNW is due for large seismic events (earthquakes), we thought we would share this post for a residential seismic upgrade. Upon recently moving into an older home in west hills a client of our become very nervous about the height of the house on […]
It was exciting to see the large turn out for the grand opening of the city of Hillsboro and Metro’s new Orenco Woods Nature Park. Rhiza A+D was part of the parks collaborative design team along with Walker Macy landscape architects, Lois Brink of Big Sand Box and Opsis architecture. […]
Our new artwork for OWNP Orenco Woods Nature Park is now installed ! Thanks to all great folks at City Of Hillsboro for all their help and good spirits on a cold wet muddy day ! It was thrilling to finally see the Apple sculpture in its full context, resting […]
We are excited to have the opportunity to relocate Dale Eldred’s ( Ean’s Dad) sculpture from the 1980’s PSU Business Building to Historic Lincoln Hall’s upper floor Dance Studio & Reception Hall.