Doug Macy Splash Screen

Portland’s Urban Parks: Mapping the DNA of a Dynamic Downtown

Landscape architect Doug Macy offers a historical perspective on the cities development. An evening with landscape architect Douglas Macy Presented by the UO John...

Will Our Future High-Rises Be Made Of Wood?

OPB, the UO Yeon Center and School of Journalism take a look at the use of domestically made Cross-Laminated Timber in building construction.
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Loop PDX: The Winner + Finalists

See the winner of the Yeon Center and Design Week Portland’s competition to design a 6-mile pedestrian/bike greenway loop through downtown Portland. The UO...
Facade of Watzek house.
Photo credit: Jeremy Bittermann

The Watzek House

Visit John Yeon’s 1937 regional Modernist masterpiece and Portland’s only National Historic Landmark residence.
Photo credit: Susan Seubert

Tour The Shire

Visit the 75-acre sculpted landscape preserve designed by John Yeon for the pure pleasure and solace of experiencing the Columbia River Gorge    ...

“Regional architecture does not happen simply, automatically, or unselfconsciously…

It results from deliberate aesthetic resistance to ubiquitous popular fashions.

It will be done by people and for people who love landscapes and are literate in architecture.” – John Yeon