Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 25, 2013
The 2013 Portland Modern Home Tour will take place in two weeks on Saturday, March 9th. The self-guided driving tour will feature eight to ten architecturally progressive and contemporary homes that exemplify modern living in the Portland area. Visitors will see first-hand how select homes in Portland incorporate the principles of modernist thinking with cutting edge building science to create a completely modern dwelling.
Local architecture expert Brian Libby, founder of http://www.portlandarchitecture.com, has signed on as Tour Consultant for the 2013 Portland Modern Home Tour.
“Portland has a fine tradition of modern houses,” says Libby. “The Northwest regional modern style has long been known for not only its clean lines, but the use of natural materials and wood, dating back to masters of the early and mid-20th century like Pietro Belluschi and John Yeon. The 2013 Modern Home Tour promises to be another fulfilling day of local exploration of the area’s finest architects.”
Some of the homes featured on this year’s Modern Home Tour include*:
Participating homes will open their doors for viewing from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM on Saturday, March 9, in and around Portland, Oregon. Tickets are $30 in advance; $40 on the day of the tour, available at designated locations. All are invited. Kids under 12 are free. For more details and a current list of homes, please visit http://portland.modernhometours.com.
About Modern Home Tours, LLC: Based in Austin, Texas, Modern Home Tours, LLC was founded by partners Matt Swinney & James Leasure to introduce Modern architecture and living to people across the nation. Through fun and informative tours in dozens of cities across the USA and Canada, we invite people into some of the most exciting examples of Modern architecture and design in the nation. With carefully selected architects, neighborhoods and architecture, our home tours are unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Not only will you learn about the cutting edge of home design while on our tours, but you might even get an idea or two for your next home project!