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Spring, 2015 ADU Tour – Final Week Updates

*Update as of 5/30/2015, 12am: Saturday’s tour has sold out. No Saturday tickets will be sold on Saturday.

But don’t worry- there’s still 200 tickets remaining for Sunday’s tour and the Sunday ADU lineup is AWESOME! Register for Sunday’s tour at ADUtour.eventbrite.com*

May 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Updates for the Spring, 2015, ADU Tour

The city-wide ADU tour is almost here. There will be 12 ADUs to tour in NE Portland on Saturday, May 30th, and 13 ADUs in Portland SE on Sunday.

The inaugural ADU Tour in the spring of 2014 sold out a week early at 850 tickets, and drew attendees from across the country, showing the surging interest in small housing.

April 1, 2015 · 4 Comments

SAVE THE DATE—Portland’s 2nd Annual Accessory Dwelling Unit Tour – Spring, 2015

SAVE THE DATE: May 29th- May 31st!

I’m very excited to announce Build Small, Live Large: Portland’s Accessory Dwelling Unit Tour – Spring, 2015.

December 23, 2014 · 3 Comments

Build Small | Live Large Housing – The Beginning of Something Small

On Friday, October 26th, we held an incredible event at Portland State University. It was the first summit of its kind, focusing on space efficient housing. The Build Small | … Continue reading

November 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

Build Small / Live Large Housing Summit

When measuring energy use on a per sq ft basis, large homes are often more energy efficient. The problem is that energy is actually used on a per person basis … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 4 Comments
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