Schedule

One week, many voices. The heart and soul of Design Week Portland is in these events, conceived and hosted by the creative community of an entire city.

35 Events

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Sunday April 7

Morning

April 7, 2019 / 10:00am12:00pm / Festival Event

Walking Tour: Portland Bridges

A walking tour about architecture, design, urban growth and history.

John Doyle

Afternoon

April 7, 2019 / 12:00pm3:00pm / Festival Event

Lents: Creative Design Solutions for Southeast Foster (An Action-Oriented Community Conversation)

A community conversation and design charrette with and within Lents

University of Oregon School of Architecture and Environment Portland
April 7, 2019 / 2:00pm4:00pm / Festival Event

Walking Tour: Gentrification By Design, South Portland

A walking tour about architecture, design, urban growth and history.

John Doyle
April 7, 2019 / 2:30pm4:30pm / Festival Event

Kenton Women's Village 2.0 Open House

Open house for Kenton Women's Village 2.0 with new pods.

PSU's Center for Public Interest Design & SRG Partnership

Monday April 8

Afternoon

April 8, 2019 / 3:00pm6:00pm / Festival Event

WORKSHOP – Design for Affordability, Resiliency, + Sustainability

WORKSHOP – Design for Affordability, Resiliency, + Sustainability

PDX Main St. Design Initiative

Evening

April 8, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Creative Design Solutions for Community, Infrastructure and Environment: An Evening with Michael Singer and Friends

Lightning talks about the role of designers as creative agents for change

University of Oregon School of Architecture and Environment Portland and Michael Singer Studio
April 8, 2019 / 6:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

Pop-Up Place: Opening Party

Innovating the Future of Social Infrastructure

Portland Bureau of Transportation
April 8, 2019 / 6:30pm8:00pm / Festival Event

The 1% Project: A Collaboration to End Homelessness

Please join us for an evening of empowerment, education, and hope.

Jessica Helgerson Interior Design

Tuesday April 9

All Day

April 9, 2019 / 9:00am4:30pm / Festival Event

Pop-Up Place: Open Gallery

Innovating the Future of Social Infrastructure

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Evening

April 9, 2019 / 5:00pm7:00pm / Festival Event

Placemaking for a Circular Economy

A panel of industry shakers examining the future of mixed-use spaces.

EYELEVEL
April 9, 2019 / 5:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

Democratizing VR for More Livable Cities

Exploring VR as a tool for equitable, community-driven urban design.

Open Signal in partnership with: Vanport Mosaic, Bora Architects, ZGF Architects, PSU Center for Public Interest Design, Alex Chiu
April 9, 2019 / 5:30pm7:30pm / Festival Event

Transportation as Liberation

Hot takes and bold talk about the future of transportation in our region.

Business for a Better Portland
April 9, 2019 / 5:30pm8:00pm / Festival Event

Whole House Remodel Workshop

Learn and be inspired about whole house remodels.

ARCIFORM
April 9, 2019 / 6:00pm8:30pm / Festival Event

Diversity in Design: Storytelling Mixer

Sharing the experiences of professionals of color in the design industries

Diversity in Design
April 9, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

The Interdependent Ecosystem of Housing

An interdisciplinary panel of industry experts explores equitable housing.

Ankrom Moisan Architects

Wednesday April 10

All Day

April 10, 2019 / 9:00am4:30pm / Festival Event

Pop-Up Place: Open Gallery

Innovating the Future of Social Infrastructure

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Afternoon

April 10, 2019 / 3:00pm5:00pm / Festival Event

B76 Guided Tour

B76 Guided Tour with Skylab

skylab

Evening

April 10, 2019 / 5:00pm7:00pm / Festival Event

What’s the Future of O’Bryant Square?

Designing Portland's Public Squares: Past, Present, & One that Needs Fixing

Hennebery Eddy Architects with Portland Parks Foundation
April 10, 2019 / 6:30pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Making Design Matter: A panel discussion on measuring what we design

Find out what happens when we measure what we design

b:ask collective

Thursday April 11

All Day

April 11, 2019 / 9:00am4:30pm / Festival Event

Pop-Up Place: Open Gallery

Innovating the Future of Social Infrastructure

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Morning

April 11, 2019 / 8:30am10:00am / Festival Event

Technology and Livability: Designing Cities for the Future

An exploration of how technology will impact the future of our cities.

Urban Land Institute

Afternoon

April 11, 2019 / 3:00pm5:00pm / Festival Event

B76 Guided Tour

B76 Guided Tour with Skylab Architecture

Skylab

Evening

April 11, 2019 / 5:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

Sustaining Main St + Cultural Identity

Speakers, Historic Hawthorne Exhibit, Awards + PDX Main St. Launch Party

PDX Main Street Design Initiative

Friday April 12

All Day

April 12, 2019 / 12:00am5:30pm / Festival Event

Who Gets to Decide?

We Ask Tiny Humans to Redesign PDX Through Their Eyes.

KSMOCA
April 12, 2019 / 9:00am4:30pm / Festival Event

Pop-Up Place: Open Gallery

Innovating the Future of Social Infrastructure

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Morning

April 12, 2019 / 11:00am1:00pm / Festival Event

Walking Tour: Mid-Century Modern and Minimalism in Portland

A walking tour about architecture, design, urban growth and history.

John Doyle

Afternoon

April 12, 2019 / 2:00pm4:00pm / Festival Event

Walking Tour: Portland Bridges (Reprise)

A walking tour about architecture, design, urban growth and history.

John Doyle
April 12, 2019 / 3:00pm5:00pm / Festival Event

B76 Guided Tour

B76 Guided Tour with Skylab

Skylab

Saturday April 13

Morning

April 13, 2019 / 10:00am1:00pm / Festival Event

Building an ADU from Idea to Occupancy

Understanding ADU financing, permitting, design & the construction process.

Aforma
April 13, 2019 / 10:00am12:00pm / Festival Event

Walking Tour: Designing Death, River View Cemetery

A walking tour about architecture, design, urban growth and history.

John Doyle
April 13, 2019 / 10:30am12:30pm / Festival Event

Destructive Idealism: Rethinking Resilient Systems

A panel discussing resilient systems and ways to take deliberate action.

University of Oregon Ecological Design Center

Afternoon

April 13, 2019 / 12:30pm2:00pm / Festival Event

Introducing Hope: Utopianism as a Design Tool in Landscape Architecture

A lecture by Tim Waterman with food catered by Victory Project PDX.

2.ink Studio
April 13, 2019 / 1:30pm3:30pm / Festival Event

Destructive Idealism: Empowering Local Community

A workshop on rethinking resilience and empowering local action.

University of Oregon Ecological Design Center
April 13, 2019 / 2:00pm4:00pm / Festival Event

Walking Tour: Gentrification by Design, Albina

A walking tour about architecture, design, urban growth and history.

John Doyle
April 13, 2019 / 3:00pm5:00pm / Festival Event

Design in One Contemporary Photographer's Work

Contemporary Design in Visual Art

Larry Cwik Photographic Fine Art