30 min

BONUS episode: How the Portland airport carpet design became a civic icon Beat Check with The Oregonian

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Laura Hill was about 30 years old when she helped create one of Portland’s most-iconic designs.
When the Port of Portland was redesigning Portland International Airport in 1986, architecture and design firm SRG Partnership led the project.
Hill retired from the firm in 2008, but at the time she was a principal interior designer for SRG.
In this bonus episode of Beat Check with The Oregonian, reporter Lizzy Acker shares her interview with Hill.
Hill explains how the famous design came to be, the research SRG did at other airports and what other designs were pitched. Here's their conversation.
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Laura Hill was about 30 years old when she helped create one of Portland’s most-iconic designs.
When the Port of Portland was redesigning Portland International Airport in 1986, architecture and design firm SRG Partnership led the project.
Hill retired from the firm in 2008, but at the time she was a principal interior designer for SRG.
In this bonus episode of Beat Check with The Oregonian, reporter Lizzy Acker shares her interview with Hill.
Hill explains how the famous design came to be, the research SRG did at other airports and what other designs were pitched. Here's their conversation.
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30 min