People, Projects & Ideas

Check out the latest news, our recent work and ideas, and the happenings with all things Soderstrom

Announcing Our New Promotions

Congratulations to Kay Harris, Meagan Baker, and Stephanie Doeing-Nicoletti on their recent promotions.

Back in the Classroom with Architects in Schools

School may be out for the summer, but we’re still reminiscing about the great time we had participating in Architects in Schools. Read our Q&A with Emily Matis about what the program was like and how she taught kids to design houses for superheroes.

Rebuilding Together

How many architects does it take to repaint a closet? (Answer: at least two.) At this year’s Rebuilding Together, we rolled up our sleeves to perform home repairs for a local homeowner in need.

Designing for Safety and Inclusion at St. Helens School District

How can we design buildings to keep our students safe, while also fostering a sense of belonging and inclusion? We recently talked to the Business Tribune about how we’re addressing these critical questions.

A New Life for the Onyx Bridge

In our feasibility study, we explored several options for transforming University of Oregon’s 1960s science building into high-performance office space.

Hugh Bitzer and Andy Bonesz Promoted to Associate

As Associates, Hugh Bitzer and Andy Bonesz will take on new leadership roles within the firm.

Gingerbread Adventures at OMSI

For this year’s “Illusions” theme for OMSI’s Gingerbread Adventures exhibit, we teamed with Bon Appétit to design a mind-bending gingerbread sculpture.

Dundon-Berchtold Hall Featured in the DJC Oregon

Dundon-Berchtold Hall, a new University of Portland building scheduled for completion in 2019, will be an architectural rarity in the Rose City.

Andrew Burke is Promoted to Principal

Soderstrom is pleased to announce the promotion of Andrew Burke to Principal.

The Modernity of an Alternative High School in St. Helens

The new St. Helens alternative high school is designed for the 21st century.