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Our architects and interior designers collaborate with clients every day who desire a higher level of service and an advanced understanding of architectural design and building technology. Let us guide you through the complicated and rigorous design, permitting and construction processes. We’ll do it with the integrity, skill, service and compassion that you and your project deserve.


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Oregon Design Conference Reflections – Keynote Address

Posted on Jul 21 by

Conference keynote presented ideas for new approaches in architecture. By Lynn Baker, Interior Designer The American Institute of Architecture-Oregon Chapter held its annual Oregon Design Conference in May, and the Ascent Architecture & Interiors’ team of design and interiors professionals attended the premier two-day event. The entire conference was full of information and innovation, and the keynote presentation was no exception. Eric Karsh, founding partner of the structural engineering firm Equilibrium Consulting Inc., presented the keynote address. Among other things, Karsh discussed innovative uses of wood products that are transforming building design and construction. Although my primary work focus is on interior design, I’m always finding influence for interiors from what designers and builders choose for materials throughout the building process. One aspect of Karsh’s keynote that piqued my interest was his discussion about a new construction material called cross-laminated timber (CLT). Traditional wood construction systems include post-and-beam and stick-frame construction, but a shift over the past 15 years has shown more instances of large sheets of solid wood construction as a viable construction type. This method, CLT, is...


Anderson Licensed to Practice Architecture in Montana

Posted on Jul 13 by

Seth Anderson, AIA, has received a license to practice architecture in the State of Montana. Anderson, who’s principal architect at Ascent Architecture & Interiors in Bend, Oregon, is also a licensed architect in Oregon, Washington, Arizona, California and Texas. Ascent will begin work on a commercial project in western Montana this...


Architecture Abroad: Marco Urieta-Leon in China

Posted on Jul 1 by

At Ascent Architecture & Interiors, we understand that it’s our experiences that shape our approach to architecture and life. In this installment of “Architecture Abroad,” we’ll take a journey with Marco Urieta-Leon, Assoc. AIA, and learn how a college trip to China taught him lessons he still uses today.


Now Hiring: Entry-Level Architecture Graduate

Posted on Jun 17 by

Are you on the path to becoming an architect and seeking a supportive environment to develop your skills and gain experience on a variety of interesting commercial projects? Then we want to meet you!


Project Architect/Manager: Immediate Opening!

Posted on Jun 7 by

Architect with at least three years of management experience sought. We know there’s a lot of architecture jobs out there right now, so let’s cut to the chase…we’re looking for a licensed architect with at least three years of management experience on projects with budges exceeding $3M.