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Video: Cable Railing for Decks and the DIYer

01 Sep 2010, Posted by Shawn in Live Work, Video, 31 Comments

Video: Cable Railing for Decks and the DIYer


Deck railings are usually either ugly and cheap or beautiful and expensive. We’ve developed a system that’s the best of both worlds – affordable and aesthetic. Check out the video to learn more!

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Bring Google to Portland!

26 Mar 2010, Posted by Shawn in Showcase, Sustainability, Video, 0 Comments

Bring Google to Portland!


Google in Portland? Sounds like a great idea! You can affect the decision to bring high-speed (crazy fast) internet to our fair city. Don’t wait – the deadline is Friday, March 26th at 5:00pm.

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Video: Designing a Better Wall for a Wet Climate

12 Mar 2010, Posted by Shawn in Build it Small, Showcase, Video, 3 Comments

Video: Designing a Better Wall for a Wet Climate


Portland Built visits the Live/Work project where we discuss strategies for modern wall design. Learn how the project uses inexpensive materials like XPS foam to increase R-value and reduce moisture in the walls. Watch a video to see how it all comes together!

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Live/Work Framing Videos

11 Dec 2009, Posted by Shawn in Contractors, Live Work, Video, 2 Comments

Live/Work Framing Videos


These videos speak for themselves: watch as the walls go up on Portland’s Live/Work project!

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10 Nov 2009, Posted by Shawn in Live Work, Video, 2 Comments

Live/Work Video Update!


Live/Work is in real-time! Check out the video of the site as we make final preparations for the first concrete pour (tomorrow!)

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Tax Incentives, Rebates, and More!

03 Nov 2009, Posted by Shawn in Highlights, Sustainability, Video, 0 Comments

Tax Incentives, Rebates, and More!


Debbie Cleek from the city of Portland put together a great overview of resources for tax credits, rebates, and other green building incentives. It’s great to see the city of Portland (and the state of Oregon) taking a leadership role in the green building movement. Thanks Debbie! (more…)

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Dry Wells: Save Water, Make Money

28 Oct 2009, Posted by Shawn in Green, Highlights, Video, 2 Comments

Dry Wells: Save Water, Make Money


Not many homeowners give much thought to where the water from their roof goes. Most people figure if the water isn’t going in their house, then it’s not a problem. Except…

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