Image: The existing Portland Building (Photo courtesy DLR Group)
Serious Alterations to Portland Building by Michael Graves Begin in Oregon
Originally published online in Architectural Record
March 12, 2018
Author: Justin Chan
Dismantling has begun on the facade of the Portland Building, the 1982 Postmodern civic structure by Michael Graves in the Oregon city’s downtown. Architects and engineers DLR Group will replace the nine-by-nine-inch teal-colored tiles that wrap the building’s lower exterior with terra cotta rain screen tiles and will work with external cladding subcontractor Benson Industries to cover the painted concrete facade with an aluminum curtain wall.
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