A growing body of research shows that incorporating nature into the built environment helps reduce people’s stress, increase their productivity and improve their well-being. Biophilic design is the formal moniker and interior designers are increasingly showcasing it in office spaces throughout Portland.
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San Mateo, CA — David Johnson, AIA, has joined SERA Architects as a Principal. SERA is a thriving West Coast practice with recognized leadership in private and public sector work and decades of experience with sustainable urban placemaking. SERA and Johnson’s knowledge leadership around designed environments that support health and well-being, resilience, and sustainable urbanism […]
For nearly a decade, SERA has been a trusted planning, architectural and interior design presence in the Bay Area, working with long-term clients such as Google and LinkedIn on innovative, large-scale projects. This work — and our vision for a more resilient Bay Area — led to the creation of our first-ever second office in […]
LinkedIn employees in Mountain View, Calif., have a new 24-acre campus to call home – and it was designed by local firm SERA Architects. More than two years in the making, the project by SERA’s Workplace studio unifies three existing, disparate office buildings and their asphalt surroundings into an intuitive, cohesive and environmentally-conscious campus. The […]
If you ever started on a household project and finished with something looking completely different, you’ll surely appreciate how gaming technology is changing the built environment. Architects are making use of virtual reality to walk around buildings — before they even break ground.
This month, Principal Don Eggleston made it official: he’s retiring! After 45 years leading the firm, Don will start 2017 off with a renewed focus on family, while still working as a consultant on architectural projects around Portland. News Release: SERA Principal Don Eggleston Announces Retirement (PDF) Last week, we toasted to Don. His vision, emphasis on […]
By now, all of the city’s major publications have covered our founder’s passing with great deference. Portland City Hall even lowered their flag to the news of George “Bing” Sheldon’s passing on April 30. Mayor Charlie Hales called Bing “a man who foresaw, protected, and shaped the city we love.” His memorial is set for […]
SERA Architects has promoted 19 employees to firm leadership, including two Principals, four Associate Principals, and 13 Associates. In addition to being named a new Associate, one employee was promoted to Director of Finance. These employees have exhibited a consistent drive to improve their work, the work of the firm, and the firm’s cultural and […]
Portland, Ore. – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) recognized the Collaborative Life Sciences Building and Skourtes Tower (CLSB) for its sustainable architecture and ecological design that serve to protect and enhance the environment. CLSB is one of only ten projects in the nation to receive this honor […]