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Five Years With Leslee Randolph

Project Manager and Associate Leslee Randolph is celebrating five years in MWA’s Portland Infrastructure Studio. With a passion for elevating the human experience and respecting the environment, Leslee brings…

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Ten Years And Counting With Shura McGraw

Celebrating 10 years with MWA is Project Accountant Shura McGraw. Working with both our Portland and San Francisco offices, Shura contributes to the success of MWA as a whole. Her love…

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A Year of New Talent

Celebrating the One Year Anniversary of Bridget Basham, Ying Hong and Sangyoon Byun It’s often said that the first year with a company is the…

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Ten Years with Chad Sanderson

An architect and Associate in our Portland infrastructure studio, Chad Sanderson, AIA, celebrated ten years with MWA this year. Chad has held many roles throughout his career. Still,…

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A Silver Jubilee Celebration

Carlton’s Twenty-fifth MWAnniversary  A graduate of Tuskegee University, Carlton Smith, FAIA, NOMAC, joined MWA Architects in 1995 after spending the early part of his career in…

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Lee Abuabara After Five Years with MWA

Celebrating five years at MWA, Lee Abuabara is an integral part of the San Francisco Affordable Housing Studio. Lee wears many hats at MWA including Designer, Job Captain and Associate in which she designs affordable…

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Good Neighbors – A Design Week Portland Event Recap

Organized by: MWA Architects & University of Oregon School of Architecture & Environment Spatial Justice Initiative  In a virtual collaboration between MWA Architects and the University of Oregon School of…

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Ian Flood After Ten Years with MWA

A project architect in our Portland housing studio, Ian Flood has been with MWA for ten years. A valued member of the team, he can…

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We Vow to be Better

The news of late is heartbreaking, drawing attention to the ugliness of systemic racism in our country. Standing on the sidelines is not an option.…

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Narrow, Not Confined

When the owners of a narrow lot in a single dwelling urban neighborhood in North Portland asked MWA to design their dream home, we were…

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A Seat at the Table

A beautiful large wooden farm table to share a meal, simple and elegant benches to grace community areas, and floating bookshelves in a sharing library…

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Ribbon House

Nothing gets the thinkers of MWA more fired up than when they can apply their design skills to collaborate on solutions to pressing social concerns.…

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Six-foot burrito!

Yes, SIX FEET of deliciousness. And we ate the entire thing!! This is our second go at a 6-foot burrito, and we plan to keep the…

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