Waechter Architecture is a full service architecture firm located in Portland, Oregon. We work collaboratively with our clients to achieve elegant solutions addressing their specific needs. The buildings we create are characterized by efficiency, simplicity and authenticity.
Pro Forma Design
Throughout his 20-year career, Ben has worked locally and internationally with leaders in architecture including Allied Works Architecture (Portland, OR) and world-renowned architect Renzo Piano (Genoa, Italy). Ben’s experience has covered a wide range of building types from residential to commercial to cultural--including collaboration on such projects as the High Museum of Art (Atlanta, Georgia) and the Seattle Art Museum. Since establishing his own practice in 2007, Ben has won numerous local, national and international design awards. He has been published in Urban Land Magazine, Architectural Record, New York Times, DWELL Magazine, Gray Magazine and Oregon Home Magazine. In October of 2011 Gestalten Publishers (Berlin), released a new book of international design and food culture titled Delicate: New Food Culture in which Ben’s J-Tea building was featured. Ben is a native Oregonian and received his Bachelor's degree in Architecture from the University of Oregon in 1995. He is the recipient of the 2003 Ion Lewis Fellowship for independent study in Switzerland. Ben is a registered architect in Oregon and Washington, and is a member of the American Institute of Architects. He is also a member of NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Board) allowing for streamlined reciprocity in other states.