LEVER Architecture

LEVER Architecture

LEVER Architecture is a Portland, Oregon-based practice. The firm creates buildings that elevate human experience, and has a body of work encompassing institutional, cultural, creative office, and housing. LEVER is pioneering the use of cross-laminated timber in the U.S. with Framework, slated to become the first wooden high-rise in the country.
LEVER Architecture finds compelling, clever ways to let timber play a starring role in contemporary buildings. Fueled by its deep knowledge of wood and building technology, the firm’s work rethinks the future of an elemental material.

L'Angolo Estate Winery

A new tasting room that is a resonant expression of Oregon’s wine country landscape.

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Albina Yard

The first building in the U.S. made from domestically fabricated cross-laminated timber (CLT).

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ArtHouse

Student housing for the Pacific Northwest College of Art.

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Creative Studio and Campus

A former aerospace factory is transformed into a light-filled creative hub.

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Framework

Slated to become the first wooden high-rise in the U.S.

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Union Way

Local materials, contemporary craft, and urban connectivity create a retail project that is a civic gesture

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LEVER Architecture is a Portland, Oregon-based practice. The firm creates buildings that elevate human experience, and has a body of work encompassing institutional, cultural, creative office, and housing. LEVER is pioneering the use of cross-laminated timber in the U.S. with Framework, slated to become the first wooden high-rise in the country.