Portland State University Professor Barbara Sestak Wins AIA Northwest and Pacific Region Medal of Honor for Lifetime Achievement
Portland State University School of Architecture Professor Barbara Sestak, FAIA, received the 2017 Region Medal of Honor for Lifetime Achievement. This award is "the highest honor the AIA Northwest and Pacific Region can bestow upon a member architect by acknowledging their lifetime efforts in advocacy, protection and enhancement of both the built environment and the natural environment." Professor Sestak has built a distinguished career of leadership in the architecture profession and academic realm, in connecting the professional practice to architectural education, and, recently, conducting research in the area of design for health and wellness.
The full announcement by the AIA Northwest and Pacific Region Medal of Honor can be found here: http://www.aianorthwest-pacific.com/region-medal-of-honor/
Portland State University School of Architecture’s Center for Public Interest Design Receives Portland Monthly Magazine's Light a Fire Award
The Portland State University School of Architecture’s Center for Public Interest Design was selected by Portland Monthly magazine as the recipient of the Game-Changing Project Award as part of the 2017 prestigious Light a Fire Awards, a gala honoring the leaders and changemakers in Portland's nonprofit sector. The magazine selected the CPID for its noteworthy Kenton Women's Village and POD Initiative collaborations with City Repair, the Village Coalition, Catholic Charities, and the POD Initiative. They are recognized alongside 11 other projects by "people doing the right things, for the right reasons, in the imperfect but aspiring city we love," writes Zach Dundas in the magazine.
Portland State University School of Architecture’s Pickathon Treeline Stage and S.A.F.E. Pod Win "Design for Good" Award by Gray Magazine
At the Gray Magazine Awards held in Seattle, SRG Partnership, Portland State University School of Architecture and the Center for Public Interest Design were given the first-ever Design for Good Award, for the design and construction of the Pickathon 2017 Treeline Stage and its next incarnation, the sleeping pods at the new Clackamas County Veterans Village, set to open in the coming months of 2018.
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