CFA Design|Build: Street Seats

The Portland Design|Build Program explores temporary urban installations that activates underutilized spaces throughout the city. This year the Center for Architecture is calling for designers to enter creative concepts that push the boundaries of the Portland Street Seat program. With the theme of “Active Streets” designers shall program their installations to create healthy, social and playful structures for the three parking spaces in front of the CFA in Portland's Pearl District. A jury will select the three winning proposals to be built and installed for the duration of Design Week Portland and the month of October.

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Center for Architecture

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  • Sunday, October 05
    9:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Monday, October 06
    9:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Tuesday, October 07
    9:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Wednesday, October 08
    9:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Thursday, October 09
    9:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Friday, October 10
    9:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Saturday, October 11
    9:00 AM to 10:00 PM