Gallery: LEED Gold Cyan Building Offers Eco Apartments in Downtown Port...


The new LEED Gold Cyan Building by THA Architecture Inc. and GBD Architects rises sixteen stories above Portland’s downtown streetscape, offering a new model for sustainable urban living. The 380,000 square-feet building is contains compact one- and two-bedroom apartments that are all under 550 square-feet. Thanks to its location in Portland’s downtown, residents of the new building enjoy convenient proximity to urban amenities, all within a sustainable package that delivers quality over quantity and ensures minimum impact living in a high-density urban landscape.

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  1. lazyreader January 21, 2011 at 8:27 am

    Housing in California is more affordable than parts of Oregon. There’s an entire website called debunking portland, I love it. It craps down the throat of any Oregon resident.

  2. lazyreader January 21, 2011 at 8:25 am

    Portland’s using urban planners in attempt to be like New York City. Where studio apartments alone cost more than a thousand a month. They’re thinking they can turn the downtown into some sort of vibrant and super urban environment. But it’s urban planning that caused the housing bubble, urban planning caused house prices to rise exponentially until it becomes unaffordable. Urban planners have spent tax money on development which is being robbed from fire, police, and emergency services, sewers, etc. Portlandia is here…

  3. DaveE January 19, 2011 at 6:12 pm

    So how many thousands of dollars per month does it cost to live in such a wonderful building…?

  4. speedier January 19, 2011 at 4:22 pm

    not to be off topic. I am pretty sure the movie they are watching in the court yard is Ferris Bueller.

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