March 9, 2020
Office building in the works in Gresham DJC Oregon
A new office building for the Oregon Department of Human Services is planned in Gresham, to allow consolidation of several smaller facilities in east Multnomah County. According to plans submitted by TVA Architects to Gresham’s Urban Design and Planning Department, the three-story building at the junction […]
February 12, 2020
Canzano: The spinning journey of the Jantzen Beach Carousel takes on an MLB to PDX twist
TVA is working with Restore Oregon to incorporate the famous Jantzen Beach Carousel into TVA’s master plan of the new MLB Portland Diamond Project.
February 6, 2020
Waterfront Vancouver plan adds office building
A 10-story office building is set to rise on Block 2 at The Waterfront Vancouver, allowing future business tenants a front-row spot to the river. The proposed delivery date is set between 2022 and 2023.
January 28, 2020
Portland Winter Light Festival – Design Process
Into the Dreamscape 2020 Waking Reverie by TVA Architects, A PDXWLF Community Partner
January 2, 2020
Offices, retail space and cross-laminated timber
An eight-story mixed-use building featuring cross-laminated timber is in the works on half a block in Portland’s Central Eastside Industrial District.
December 19, 2019
DHS plans big Gresham expansion
The Oregon Department of Human Services is planning a new East Multnomah County office that will more than triple the size of its space, make it more convenient for people needing services and bring design innovations that can ease the stress of […]
December 2, 2019
An Enthusiastic Design
The Drivers Club serves the needs of high-performance car enthusiasts and offers a space that matches their design expectations
August 30, 2019
Trillium Breaks Ground on Mid-Valley Adolescent Facility
TVA’s project, Trillium Family Services, broke ground at the Children’s Farm Home campus on a new secure adolescent inpatient program facility.
August 1, 2019
DIVERSIFYING ARCHITECTURE THROUGH HIP-HOP FOR BETTER BUILT COMMUNITIES
The Hip Hop Architecture Camp® is “a one week intensive experience, designed to introduce under represented youth to architecture, urban planning, creative place making and economic development through the lens of hip hop culture.” Founded by Detroit native and architect Michael Ford, […]
May 7, 2019
Invitation extended for open-source contributions
Though the building industry has always pursued greater efficiency, incorporation of technological advancements oftentimes has not been swift. But TVA Architects is taking action that could kick-start a movement.
January 2, 2019
Portland Business Journal News on Southern Oregon University Theatre Building Expansion
Jon Bell penned an article detailing the 60,000 square foot, TVA-designed expansion and renovation to Southern Oregon University’s Theatre Building and Jefferson Public Radio space.
December 14, 2018
OregonLive: Portland Diamond Project Should Plot for Tampa Bay Rays
John Canzano of The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that Portland Diamond Project may have caught a big break, with the announcement on Tuesday that the Tampa Bay Rays’ proposed ballpark in Tampa had unraveled.
December 4, 2018
Portland Business Journal News on Portland Diamond Project
Portland Business Journal writer Jon Bell writes news article, announcing the Portland Diamond Project development deal and Major League Baseball stadium plans.
December 4, 2018
Engineering-News Record Reports on Portland Diamond Project MLB Plans
Tim Newcomb of the Engineering-News Record reports on TVA’s involvement in the Portland Diamond Project and the recent site announcement.
November 30, 2018
DJC Oregon Interviews TVA founding principal, Robert Thompson, FAIA, on Portland Diamond Project Baseball Stadium
“Architects produce modern Portland ballpark design,” writes DJC Oregon, with Thompson offering a verbal glimpse of the project. [full article is available to subscribers of the DJC]
November 29, 2018
FORBES ANNOUNCES PORTLAND DIAMOND PROJECT MLB LOCATION SELECTED
Forbes announces Portland Diamond Project MLB site selection and architect collaboration, TVA Architects with Populous.
November 29, 2018
Portland Diamond Project Announces Partnership with TVA Architects
TVA is proud to partner with the Portland Diamond Project as the architect of the new baseball stadium.
November 28, 2018
TVA Given Member Spotlight by Architecture Foundation of Oregon
TVA’s principals featured in the Architecture Foundation of Oregon’s Member Spotlight. (Scroll down in the link provided to read the interview.)
July 10, 2018
Crane Shed Commons honored for concrete work
The Crane Shed Commons office building won a 2018 Excellence in Concrete Award from OCAPA.
July 3, 2018
Richland, WA’s The Commons and The Lofts In High Demand
Photo credit: Prodigy Property Management
June 26, 2018
TVA Founder Bob Thompson, FAIA will help design the Portland Diamond project baseball park.
Robert Thompson, FAIA
June 26, 2018
Instantly iconic Crane Shed Commons opens in Bend, Oregon’s Old Mill District.
Photo credit: TVA | Cheryl McIntosh
June 26, 2018
See images from the TVA Think Tank event on May 9, 2018.
Photo: Fred Joe Photography
June 26, 2018
Susan Szenasy @metropolismag + TVA Architects co-host Metropolis Think Tank panel discussion
How can Architects, Developers, Urban Planners/Innovators, and the City work together? What will the future hold if we work to collaborate? Photo: Fred Joe Photography
February 24, 2017
How Banfield Pet Hospital earned its environmental accolades
As previously reported in our press section, Banfield Corporate Headquarters is LEED Platinum certified! Portland Business Journal just did a story about it, showing pictures of the completed building. See the pictures and read all about the project here.
February 15, 2017
Best Practices in Design and Construction
SEEK:CHANGE is nonprofit organization that supports leadership, innovation, and engagement in the built environment. For the past five years, the group has hosted annual symposiums to discuss how teams can more effectively collaborate on projects and streamline business and industry practices. This […]
January 31, 2017
Banfield Corporate Headquarters Achieves LEED Platinum Certification
The LEED report for Banfield Corporate Headquarters is in, and the project is officially certified LEED Platinum! We are incredibly happy to share the news and invite you to read more about the details here.
January 9, 2017
7 ways Portland’s skyline changed in 2016
2016 was a busy and exciting year for both TVA and the Portland market in general! The Oregonian compiled some photos of Portland’s evolving skyline, and Park Avenue West made it into the mélange. Check out the full slideshow here.
December 13, 2016
Collaboration is Key: Sustainable Features for Long-Term Success
TVA’s Collaboration Center project for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is heading into Construction Administration soon, and we were recently invited to share more about our project’s sustainable design and key features for Laboratory Design News. Our Marketing Coordinator Meaghan Morawski was a […]
November 29, 2016
Park Avenue West Wins 2016 AIA Portland Mayor’s Award
The 2016 AIA Portland Architecture Awards were recently held at Revolution Hall in SE Portland. We were grateful to be honored by Mayor Charlie Hales for our work on Park Avenue West alongside Hoffman Construction. The 2016 AIA Portland Architecture Awards were […]
July 31, 2016
3 New High-Rises Raise Portland’s Skyline
OPB recently covered the three newest high-rises to be built in Portland, and Park Avenue West is one of them! Principal Bob Thompson was interviewed by April Baer and Randy Gragg to discuss TVA’s latest contribution to the Portland skyline. Check out […]
July 27, 2016
Portland’s newest tower marks its official grand opening (Video)
After years of diligent work from TMT Development, TVA Architects, and Hoffman Construction, Park Avenue West had its moment by celebrating the official grand opening. The Portland Business Journal covers the tower’s opening and a video produced by both TVA and Hoffman […]
June 13, 2016
Banfield Pet Hospital Headquarters a New Kind of Doghouse
Our latest headquarters project is set to be at occupancy within the next month! The building, broken into three structures, is highly sustainable and timeless in design. TVA Architects completed the core and shell design, while Gensler Architects worked on the interior […]
May 16, 2016
The Quiet Genius of Minimal Design
The apartments being built at 13th and Spokane in Portland’s Sellwood neighborhood are straightforward—design is unassuming, units offer traditional layouts, and the only amenity space boasted is a large courtyard. Those elements though are part of what makes this VWR Development project […]
April 20, 2016
TVA Architects to Design Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Collaboration Center
The news is official! TVA has been selected as the architect for PNNL’s new Collaboration Center in Richland, WA. We will be working closely on this design-build project with Richland-based Fowler General Construciton. We are very excited to be working on this […]
March 18, 2016
Park Avenue West Residential Floors
Park Avenue West residential floors opened officially in March, and tenant improvements for the office floors are currently in progress. Check out photos of residential model units and amenity spaces in this DJC article! We’re all set to have our own professional […]