Portland Facts

Population 640,000 (2016) Source: United States Census Bureau
Area 376 km² • 145 mi² Source: United States Census Bureau
150m+ Buildings 4 Completed
Tallest Building Wells Fargo Center (166 m)
Global Ranking #136 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #27 in North America by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #22 in USA by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Wells Fargo Center (1973)
Average Building Age 30 years
Most Common Function Office , 50%
Most Common Material Steel , 50%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Wells Fargo Center 1973 166 m
2   Park Avenue West 2016 164 m
3   U.S. Bancorp Tower 1983 163 m
4   KOIN Center 1984 155 m
5   Pacwest Center 1984 127 m
6   Fox Tower 2000 113 m
7   Standard Insurance Center 1970 112 m
8   Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building 2013 110 m
9   Cosmopolitan on the Park 2016 104 m
10   The John Ross Tower 2007 99 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Hassalo on Eighth - 76 m
2   Framework 2021 45 m
  Proposed
1   Wells Fargo Center 1973 166 m
2   Park Avenue West 2016 164 m
3   U.S. Bancorp Tower 1983 163 m
4   KOIN Center 1984 155 m
5   Pacwest Center 1984 127 m
6   Fox Tower 2000 113 m
7   Standard Insurance Center 1970 112 m
8   Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building 2013 110 m
9   Cosmopolitan on the Park 2016 104 m
10   The John Ross Tower 2007 99 m

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CTBUH Initiatives

Tall Timber: A Global Audit
26 Jun 2017 – CTBUH Research

International Mass Timber Conference
28-30 Mar 2017 – Event Non-CTBUH

Videos

Framework: The Tallest All-Timber Building in the Americas
30 Oct 2017 – Thomas Robinson, LEVER Architecture

CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Session 3C: Tall Timber Q&A
30 Oct 2017 – Chair: Terri Meyer Boake, University of Waterloo; Philip Vivian, Bates Smart; Robert Foster, University of Cambridge; Thomas Robinson, LEVER Architecture

Interview: Thomas Robinson
29 Oct 2017 – Thomas Robinson, LEVER Architecture

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Videos Related to Portland

Framework: The Tallest All-Timber Building in the Americas
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Thomas Robinson, LEVER Architecture
This presentation introduced Framework, winner of the U.S. Tall Wood Building Prize Competition and slated to become the first wood high-rise in the U.S., and the tallest…
CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Session 3C: Tall Timber Q&A
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Chair: Terri Meyer Boake, University of Waterloo; Philip Vivian, Bates Smart; Robert Foster, University of Cambridge; Thomas Robinson, LEVER Architecture
Monday 30 October, 2017. Sydney, Australia. Terri Meyer Boake, Professor, University of Waterloo, chairs the question and answer session with Philip Vivian, Director,…
Interview: Thomas Robinson
29 Oct 2017 – 2017 Australia Conference Interviews; Thomas Robinson, LEVER Architecture
Thomas Robinson of Fender LEVER Architecture is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.
Best Tall Building Americas: Concrete Monolith to Green Machine: Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building
6 Nov 2014 – CTBUH "13th Annual Awards"; Leslie Shepherd, General Services Administration; James Cutler, Cutler Anderson Architects
The Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt (EGWW) Federal Building is an office tower, completed in 1974. The building no longer met the functional or the energy and conservation…
Interview: Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building
6 Nov 2014 – 2014 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Leslie Shepherd, General Services Administration; James Cutler, Cutler Anderson Architects
Thursday 6th November 2014. Chicago, IL. Leslie Sheppard, General Services Administration, and Jim Cutler, Cutler Anderson Architects, are interviewed by Chris Bentley…

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Research Papers

Rethinking CTBUH Height Criteria In the Context of Tall Timber
30 Oct 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue IV

New Heights for Renewables: The US Tall Wood Building Competition
Feb 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue I

A Model Modernization: Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building and GSA’s Mid-Century Inventory
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City