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Mark Lakeman

Mark Lakeman is the founder of The City Repair Project, and is principal and director of the acclaimed architecture and planning firm communitecture. He has designed, facilitated, or inspired projects for hundreds of new community-generated public places, and regenerative buildings in Portland, Oregon alone. Mark has received numerous awards, including the National Lewis Mumford Award by Architects & Planners for Social Responsibility for his work to initiate the Tiny House Village movement.

Find Mark in these Sessions:

2:00pm – Housing Solutions Across the Edge

Well before the current housing crisis, creative developers and grassroots communities were busy advancing a broad movement. Largely inspired to create housing, also moved to establish a profound sense of place, this movement has become so broad and deep that…

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Portland’s 1st Prescriptive Code Straw Bale Home! – Mark Lakeman

This home is a triumph in several respects. It represents the first time that a straw bale project has been permitted in the Portland area under the prescriptive load bearing straw bale code. So, this project has introduced the prescriptive…

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