Situated on a standard 50’x100′ lot in southeast Portland, 18th Avenue House is a smart modern home designed for the inner city. The compact form with cantilevered balconies provides a welcoming front porch, while the detached shed offers convenient bike storage and creates privacy for the back garden.
In Situ Architecture
In Situ Architecture is steadily gaining a reputation for designing smart, beautiful, efficient buildings for the Pacific Northwest.
Based in Portland, Oregon, In Situ Architecture was formed in 2008 by Jeff Stern. A licensed architect in Oregon since 1996, Jeff earned his Master of Architecture from the University of Oregon, and a Bachelor of Environmental Design with Honors from the University of Colorado in Boulder. A LEED accredited professional since 2002, Jeff has been a Certified Passive House Consultant since 2012 and completed his first certified Passive House in 2013.
After years of working from their home in Portland, Oregon, architect Jeff Stern and his wife, a felt artist, decided to build a house that better suited their lifestyle. A modern, energy-efficient design creates an authentic connection between work and home.