"Emerick Architects is a Portland-based architecture firm that believes in creating great places, improving the community and having fun. We are passionate about collaboration and esteem great craftsmanship. From designing and building Portland’s first LEED Gold home, to being entrusted to restore the city’s oldest commercial building, we take pride in our Pacific Northwest roots. Preservation, sustainability and artistry are synonymous with our work, and together these ideals help us to energize our communities, protect our resources and enhance our cultural values. With a vibrant and talented team led by Melody and Brian Emerick, we put our expertise to work in homes, restaurants, wineries, high-end urban dwellings and creative office makeovers. Our thoughtful approach embraces local history, integrates site surroundings and highlights our region's tradition of craft, leading to designs that execute your vision with clarity and success."