Travis Bell

Assistant Professor

Master of  Architecture, University of Washington, 2006
Bachelor of Science in Philosophy, Portland State University, 2000

Travis is Assistant Professor in Sustainable Design in the School of Architecture. Travis's primary interest lies in making architecture that is in closer alignment with the natural patterns of our environment. This primary interest grounds a research, teaching and design agenda focused on appropriate material choice, the prioritization of authentic craftsmanship, passive systems design, adapted historical technologies, Critical Regionalism and temporary architectural solutions.

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Recent blog post

July 30, 2014 2:52pm

This year’s Pickathon music festival, August 1-3 at Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Ore., will feature a brand-new performance venue, designed and built by students and faculty in Portland State University’s School of Architecture. Pickathon draws 3,500 campers each year for a weekend of music by both well-known and emerging performers in a pastoral setting.