News Archive

Portland Architecture
July 17, 2020

THE FOX TOWER AT 20

The Fox Tower is also distinctive for its curving east façade, which helps minimize shadows falling over the square.

Business Tribune, Pamplin Media Group
June 25, 2020

THREE LANDMARKS, AND A CITY CONTINUALLY REMADE

Twenty years ago, the Fox Tower, Lan Su Chinese Garden, and the Wieden + Kennedy Agency World Headquarters designs changed the city.

Business Tribune, Pamplin Media Group
May 22, 2020

STURGEON’S FLATWORKS WILL BE ONE OF THE TALLEST CROSS-LAMINATED TIMBER TOWERS IN THE WEST

Flatworks will be one of the tallest cross-laminated timber towers in the West

The Oregonian, OregonLive
May 15, 2020

STURGEON GAMBLES AGAIN, PLANS NEW PORTLAND OFFICE BUILDING EVEN AS CORONAVIRUS RAVAGES ECONOMY

Sturgeon Development Partners announced Thursday it will build an eight-story office in Portland’s Central Eastside, despite the deadly pandemic and the economic ruin left...

Portland Business Journal
May 14, 2020

DETAILS EMERGE ON 100-FOOT CLT BUILDING IN PORTLAND’S CENTRAL EASTSIDE INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT

The building will include 130,000 square feet of office space and 16,000 square feet of retail

Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon
March 9, 2020

OFFICE BUILDING IN THE WORKS IN GRESHAM

A new office building for the Oregon Department of Human Services is planned in Gresham, to allow consolidation of several smaller facilities in east...

The Oregonian, OregonLive
February 11, 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.

The Columbian
February 5, 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...

In‑House Staff Writer 
January 28, 2020

PORTLAND WINTER LIGHT FESTIVAL – DESIGN PROCESS

Into the Dreamscape 2020, Walking Reverie by TVA Architects, A PDXWLF Community Partner

Tri‑City Herald
January 4, 2020

GEORGE WASHINGTON WAY APARTMENTS TAKE SHAPE IN RICHLAND

This $20 million project also features twin retail buildings, underground parking and a courtyard swimming pool.

Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon
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.

Portland Business Journal
December 21, 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...

The Outlook, Pamplin Media Group
December 19, 2019

DHS PLANS BIG GRESHAM EXPANSION

A new office building for the Oregon Department of Human Services is planned in Gresham, to allow consolidation of several smaller facilities in east...

Metal Construction News
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

Trillium Family Services 
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.

IN‑HOUSE STAFF WRITER
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...

Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon 
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...

Tri‑City Herald
March 11, 2019

THE CROWN GROUP BREAKS GROUND THURSDAY ON PARK PLACE AT 650 GEORGE WASHINGTON WAY

Park Place apartments will feature 104 units, six retail spaces, underground parking and an elevator near the entrance to Richland’s Howard Amon Park.

The Oregonian, OregonLive
December 11, 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...

Engineering News‑Record, Northwest
December 3, 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.

Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon 
November 30, 2018

DJC OREGON INTERVIEWS TVA FOUNDING PRINCIPAL, ROBERT THOMPSON, FAIA, ON PORTLAND DIAMOND PROJECT BASEBALL STADIUM

Architects produce modern Portland ballpark design

Portland Diamond Project
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.

Forbes
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.

Portland Business Journal
November 29, 2018

PORTLAND DIAMOND PROJECT STRIKES DEAL TO DEVELOP RIVERFRONT STADIUM AT PORT TERMINAL

Portland Business Journal writer Jon Bell writes news article, announcing the Portland Diamond Project development deal and Major League Baseball stadium plans.

Architecture Foundation of Oregon
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.

METROPOLIS MAGAZINE
August 13, 2018

SUSAN SZENASY @METROPOLISMAG + TVA ARCHITECTS CO-HOST METROPLIS 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...

Metropolis Magazine | Photography
August 13, 2018

SEE IMAGES FROM THE TVA THINK TANK EVENT ON MAY 9, 2018

Metropolis Magazine Think Tank at TVA Architects in Portland, Oregon May 9, 2018.

Oregon Concrete & Aggregate Producers Association
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.

Tri‑City Herald
June 18, 2018

CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN THIS FALL ON HIGH-END APARTMENT PROJECT IN RICHLAND

Park Place will be a four-story retail and apartment complex bordering Howard Amon Park in Richland. A pair of retail buildings will front George...

Tri‑Cities Area Journal Of Business
June 3, 2018

RICHLAND, WASHINGTON’S THE COMMONS AND THE LOFTS IN HIGH DEMAND

More than $11 million in financing has been secured for The Commons at Innovation Center

Willamette Week
May 2, 2018

TVA FOUNDER BOB THOMPSON, FAIA WILL HELP DESIGN THE PORTLAND DIAMOND PROJECT BASEBALL PARK

The decision whether Portland gets a ballpark hinges on finding enough money. These are the 11 people who could get the cash—or stop the...

Cascade Business News
February 22, 2018

INSTANTLY ICONIC CRANE SHED COMMONS OPENS IN BEND, OREGON’S OLD MILL DISTRICT

Iconic New Office Building Forges Links with Past

Portland Business Journal
February 21, 2017

HOW BANFIELD PET HOSPITAL EARNED ITS ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOLADES

How Banfield Pet Hospital earned its environmental accolades

Business Tribune, Pamplin Media Group
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...

Cision PR Newswire
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!

In‑House Staff Writer 
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...

Business Tribune, Pamplin Media Group
November 18, 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...

OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING
August 1, 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 designed by Bob Thompson, Founder and Principal at...

The Columbian
June 12, 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...

Business Tribune, Pamplin Media Group
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...

Tri‑City Herald
April 19, 2016

RICHLAND FIRM TO BUILD PNNL COLLABORATION CENTER

A new Collaboration Center planned at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will include space that ranges from an area for up to 450 people to...

Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon
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.