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Portland Japanese Garden Expansion

The team’s appreciation of fine craftsmanship, deep personal connection to nature, and commitment to the ideals of internal and external peace have all contributed significantly to the design and building of this important project.

Stephen Bloom
CEO, Portland Japanese Garden

Details
Portland, Oregon
14,675 SF
Completed 2017
Design Architect: Kengo Kuma and Associates

Client Notes
Extend the Garden's legacy and purpose by providing a heightened sense of beauty and tranquility while preserving and educating visitors on significant cultural traditions and art forms.

Designer Notes
Given its proximity to nature, Portland is unlike any place in the world. This new Cultural Village serves as a connector of the stunning Oregon landscape, Japanese arts, and a subtle architectural form.

Certifications
LEED Gold
Sustainability PDF

Recognition
AIA Portland Honor Award, 2017
ENR Northwest Project of the Year, 2017
Featured in Architectural Record, August 2017
WoodWorks Wood Design Award: Beauty of Wood, 2018

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