News & Events

New Portland PE’s


Jun 17, 2016

Congratulations Nick Johnson, Randy Mueller and Jessica Kaplan on earning the title of Professional Engineer. Nick has been thriving at Interface since 2013....

Banfield Pet Hospital headquarters a new kind of doghouse


The Columbian

Jun 12, 2016

The new corporate headquarters for Banfield Pet Hospital is twice the size of the event center at the Clark County Fairgrounds, consumes only half...

100 Best Green Workplaces of Oregon


Oregon Business

Jun 01, 2016

Interface Engineering’s Portland office was thrilled to be recognized at #35 on this year’s Top 100 Green Company list. Credit for this honor goes to our incredible Green...

Interface Engineers Earn CSE’s 40 Under 40 Award


May 31, 2016

Two Interface Engineering staff have been honored with Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s 2016 40 Under 40 award. This award is given to building industry...

High Performing Collaboration


EnergyTrust of Oregon

May 26, 2016

The Collaborative Life Sciences Building & Skourtes Tower brings together Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon State University and Portland State University in one location...

Sustainable Water Reclaim Systems: Designing within Regulatory Challenges


IETS Symposium

May 05, 2016

Designing innovative water systems is an increasingly necessary practice for resource conservation. Regulations are transforming barriers to drivers as green rating systems encourage reuse through...

Net Zero Energy: Schools that Make the Grade


Living Future Conference

May 02, 2016

Growing populations and years of deferred maintenance have increased the demand for new K-12 schools, forcing administrations to balance budgets and expand programs with maintenance...

Net Zero in the Free Market


2nd Annual Tysons Sustainability Summit

Apr 28, 2016

This Thursday, at the 2nd Annual Tysons Sustainability Summit, join Institute for Market Transformation Senior Program Associate Leonard Kolstad and Interface Engineering Principal Kevin Cahill...

Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building Lauded with AIA Sustainable Design Award


Apr 22, 2016

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) have selected the U.S. General Services Administration Region 10’s (GSA) Edith...

Interface Incorporates 400,000 Gallon Cistern Into Black Water Re-use Design


Apr 21, 2016

Our amazing Plumbing Engineers recently incorporated a membrane bioreactor and  400,000 gallon cistern into the San Ysidro US Land Port of Entry (Miller Hull...

Blanchet House


Mar 29, 2016

Members of our Portland Community Outreach Group volunteered their time at the Blanchet House this afternoon, helping to serve over 400 hot meals to those...

Interface San Francisco & Taylor Design Get Their Bowl On


Mar 22, 2016

Design teams from Taylor Design and Interface SF recently stepped out to raise money for LEAP at the “Get Your Bowl On” event. Let the...

Facades and The Environment


District Architecture Center

Mar 11, 2016

Advances in high-performance facades are enhancing not only building environmental performance, but also the quality of working environments and worker productivity. Join Robert Moje (VMDO...

2016 News Makers Award


Daily Journal of Commerce

Mar 04, 2016

The Daily Journal of Commerce recently honored Interface’s Portland office as a 2016 News Makers recipient. Now in its eighth year, the program recognizes individuals and...

Interface Milestones


Feb 18, 2016

Our team members are exceptional in their dedication to the company and our clients. As a recognition for this service, we are excited to offer...

High Marks



Feb 01, 2016

USGBC+ looks into Colombia’s investment in LEED certification, including Interface’s work on the Tierra Firme mixed-use development. Read more in the Feburary issue. ...

Fire Station 76


Dec 07, 2015

Fire Station 76 recently underwent an extensive renovation, replacing the original 1960s building with a modern facility optimized for emergency response times. Architect highlighted ...

Portland architects pioneer a 1.2M sf Technology Park in China


Portland Business Journal

Nov 02, 2015

The LRS Architects and Interface Engineering team is the first Pacific Northwest-based design group to deliver a LEED Platinum Core and Shell certified project in China: the Zhangjiang...

2015 WAN Sustainable Buildings Shortlist


Oct 06, 2015

We were pleased to see two of our projects selected for this year’s WAN Sustainable Buildings Shortlist: The Net-Zero Energy Certified Sacred...

Downtown DC is Getting Smarter With New Technology


Sep 08, 2015

Our DC Office, in collaboration with Greenspace, the Downtown BID, Autodesk, and Georgetown University, has developed a plan for a new digital energy platform for...

Beauchamp Recreation and Wellness Center


Portland Business Journal

Aug 25, 2015

The University of Portland celebrated the opening of the Beauchamp Recreation and Wellness Center (HOK) this month—a new 73,000 sf facility...
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