August 17, 2009
Oregon Universities Plan an Ambitiously Green Building in the Heart of Portland
Jay Kenton, vice chancellor for finance and administration in the Oregon University system, does not fret about whether he can gather the money to build what may be one of the greenest buildings in the world, next to the campus of Portland State University. He doesn't even seem concerned about whether architects, engineers, and builders can pull off the ambitious $90-million, 220,000-square-foot mixed-use project, at least technically.
No, what concerns him is what the occupants will