Mia Allen

Associate, Portland

Assoc. IIDA

Colleges I’ve attended and degrees earned
Western Michigan University (Bachelor of Science Interior Design)

Top 3 travel destinations
Japan, Spain & Portugal

I love making jewelry and other textile arts.

Architectural influencers
Tadao Ando, Shigeru Ban and Frank Lloyd Wright

Favorite hangout spot
Wherever my camper van is traveling to.

Car, bike or bus (or feet)? 
Bike and Bus

Fondest childhood memory
Growing up on Lake Michigan

Favorite nonprofit
Embracing The World

My (past or present) nickname
Bam Bam

An award I’ve won
DJC Building of the Year – Cornish Commons, Seattle Washington

Time of day I’m most creative

Favorite restaurant
Burma Superstar – San Francisco

Pets/animals I own
“Olly” A Portuguese Water Dog

One thing that would improve our city
Adequate “affordable housing”

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