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  • Portland, Maine

    One of the few working waterfronts left in the United States, Portland is expanding beyond its seafaring tradition and embracing an entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Lillis Business Complex at the University of Oregon

    Some projects announce themselves with great fanfare, and others quietly take their place letting the architecture do the talking. Such is the case with the Lillis Business Complex at the University of Oregon in Eugene. What started off as a renovation and addition project for an existing business...

  • Interface Engineering Expands its Lighting Studio

    has expanded its lighting studio: Robert Dupuy has returned as lead and associate principal in the company's Portland, Oregon office; Cliff Bodell has been hired as a lighting designer; and Mark Godfrey has joined the studio as senior lighting designer. In addition, Interface Engineering's senior...

  • an interview with charles linn, A L's founding editor

    In the beginning, there was Charles Linn. Twenty years later, we recognize the decisive contribution Architectural Lighting's first editor-in-chief made to the business of lighting design when he took on the start-up magazine, which at the time was based in Springfield, Oregon. Trained as an...

  • Resources: Small Business Accounting

    Small business accounting manual; guide to working alone; builder’s field guide

  • Shared Septic Systems

    High water tables and poor soils preclude the use of conventional sewage treatment methods on some new and existing house sites. One solution is a system that combines a sand filter and shallow drainage field designed for use by more than one household.

  • Stacking Supported Valleys

    A roof with intersecting hips and valleys will test the mettle of many a seasoned framer. Using examples from a recent project, a roof framing specialist explains the foolproof method he uses to lay out, cut, and install three complex configurations: valley-to-hip, valley-to-valley, and a...

  • Practical Engineering: Overhanging Decks: How Far Can You Go?

    Overhanging decks

  • Eight-Penny News

    Generic I-joists, hurricane-proof glass, debunking EMFs

  • Focus on Energy: Software for Energy Design

    Energy design software