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UO architecture class paves road to Street of Eames


DJC Oregon website screenshotAlthough most people in the architecture community are familiar with the Street of Eames, the annual home tour that features some of Portland's most notable contemporary residences, what some may not know is that a majority of the event's research is done by University of Oregon architecture students.


Three years ago, Becca Cavell, an architect with Thomas Hacker Architects, was on the board of the American Institute of Architects. She wanted to do a home tour of mid-century Portland residences, but didn't have the funding.


She was eventually approached by two parents from Chapman Elementary school, which had recently lost funding for Project Return, an after-school program for homeless youth. The parents had a concept for a home tour called Street of Eames, named for American designers Ray and Charles Eames, which would help keep the program afloat. [Read full article]


By Natalie Weinstein,

DJC Oregon - April 3, 2008


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