At Portland Community College’s “SEASONAL DECORATING AND BRINGING THE OUTSIDE IN,” Janie Mayer will explain how to use color and inspiration from the outdoors to improve the look of the inside of your home.
In our HGTV world, having the right furniture isn’t enough; you also need to know how to artfully arrange it.
Herman Brookman (1891-1973) was a Portland residential architect who, during the 1940s, helped to shape the distinctive Northwest regional style. In “HERMAN BROOKMAN, ARCHITECT: THREE EARLY PORTLAND WORKS,” Henry Kunowski will offer an overview of Brookman’s career. The presentation will feature three Romanesque- and Byzantine-style Brookman buildings: Fir Acres, an English Country-style masterpiece; the Harry Green Estate near Laurelhurst Park; and the main sanctuary of Congregation Beth Israel. Pre-registration is recommended.
Making the best use of a space requires planning and preparation. In this Portland Community College class you'll learn the basics, analyze befores-and-afters, and receive help on your own layout challenges.
This Portland Community College’s series shows why it's important to understand the major systems of a house and how to prioritize projects before restoring or remodeling an old house.
After listening to the talk you won't have to refer to the parts of your house as "that what-cha-ma-call-it" or "thing-a-ma-jig."
Before you start that remodeling project, you might want to sign up for this Portland Community College class, in which you'll learn how to find quality contractors and what your consumer rights are when it comes to time, payment and job quality.
During this public-service workshop, designer Paul "Paolo" Scardina will explain how to plan a home, whether you're building a custom home or undergoing a major remodel.
In this Portland Community College class you'll learn how to develop your own home-decorating style and receive tips on how to express yourself through decorating and the use of color and accessories.
What triggers the need for a construction permit? How do you "legalize" previous construction that was done on your house without a permit? What work can a homeowner tackle? Those are just some of the questions that will be answered during the talk