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Brandalism

As the climate talks began yesterday over 600 posters had been put up around Paris to challenge the corporate advertising messages and allow environmental messages around the COP21 to be heard. 126 more words

Activism

5 Reasons Frank Gehry Might be the Perfect Choice for the LA River Master Plan

Since the Los Angeles Times broke the news that the LA River Revitalization Corp has enlisted Gehry Partners to lead a new master plan effort for the  658 more words

Los Angeles

Building renewal meets local food economy

If Portland’s Central Eastside is hot now, in the late 50s it was on fire. Literally.

Using newspapers and matches, a lone arsonist torched more than 20 warehouses and various properties throughout the area. 685 more words

Oregon History

A hive of possibilities in Manchester

Next to a canal in Manchester is a five story building, converted from a mill, where lots of different environmentally minded organisations live. It’s called… 349 more words

Ethical Business

Addicted To The Status Quo

Are we are addicted to the old status quo?  Could it be that all change initiatives we participate in are just a facade?  Lipstick on a pig?   235 more words

Design And Architecture

Posting from Instagram

Are you on Instagram? Let’s connect here. 

I’ll occasionally be posting photos from the Lost Oregon Instagram account to fill in between posts, start conversations and share photos that I’ve taken around Portland and Oregon, usually cool architecture, older buildings, industrial sites, etc. 41 more words

Design And Architecture

The Jennings Hotel: new life through Kickstarter?

There’s a new Kickstarter campaign to renovate The Jennings, a wilted 100-year-old hotel in Joseph, Ore. And the individual behind the campaign, Greg Hennes, has some cool ideas to make the old hotel a destination spot for visitors. 464 more words

Oregon History