Peter A. Keyes    
  Associate Professor
  Department of Architecture
  University of Oregon
Lawrence Hall 477c
  Design Studios    
type / place Two-term comprehensive studio. Students first developed housing element types at multiple scales, then applied this kit-of-parts to three sites owned by the Salem Housing Authority, as part of the Sustainable City Year program in Salem. This link will begin a download of the 23.6 MB pdf of the final report for the studio.  
Salem, Oregon  
Recycling Edge City Interdisciplinary design team proposals for the mixed-use redevelopment of a 40-acre industrial site in West Eugene. This links to a 16 MB pdf of one team's proposal.  
Eugene, Oregon  
Ebey's Landing Visitors' Center Incorporating the 1866 Haller House into a National Park Service Visitors' Center, while reconstructing the historic urban pattern for a half-block in the center of Coupeville.  
Coupeville, Washington  
Coupeville Wharf Signage A quick sketch problem that had students look at new approaches to signage at the entry to the historic Coupeville Wharf, giving businesses better exposure, while blending with the materials of Front Street.  
Coupeville, Washington  
Whidbey Island Contextual Design Testing existing and proposed design guidelines for new infill development in a historic town center, looking at best and worst case scenarios.  
Coupeville, Washington  
crash / test housing Two-term comprehensive housing studio, where students defined their own programs and determined their own sites. Link to a 13 MB pdf of project by Becky Whitlock.  
Eugene / Seattle  
  Architectural Projects    
Coupeville house

Design and construction of a vacation house in a historic Whidbey Island town. New construction designed to fit into the context of an older neighborhood adjacent to the historic district in Ebey’s Landing National Landscape Reserve.

Link to a Keynote slideshow about the house

Link to a pdf file about the house

Whidbey Island, Washington  
Taylor House Design consultant with Taproot Architects on waterfront, passive solar / green house, built in the heart of a historic district.  
Coupeville, Washington  
Indigo Place Design consultant with 2fORM Architecture on six-unit, 24 resident, stacked-rowhouse infill student housing project.  
Eugene, Oregon  
Coho Townhouses Design consultant with 2form Architects on nine-unit, 54 resident, and 6-unit, 36-resident infill student housing projects.  
Steelhead Townhouses  
Eugene, Oregon  
Portland Courtyard Housing Merit Award (second place) entry in international competition sponsored by the city of Portland. Designed with two former students. Emphasis on community & privacy, resident choice, and sustainability through adaptability.  
Design Competition  
Portland, Oregon  
Skyline house remodel Redesign and remodel of 1959 John Lauren Reynolds modernist house, after major destruction. Total rebuild of living room wing. Remodel of master suite, including building extensive cabinetwork.  
Eugene, Oregon  
Pdx Living Smart competition  Entry in competition sponsored by the City of Portland, for narrow-lot infill house designs. Design minimizes impact of garage on street while emphasizing pedestrian and street connection.  
Portland, Oregon  
Duncan House  Remodel and addition to 1951 house designed by Pietro Belluschi, as prototype design in the 1947 book, Your Solar House. Demolition of original design modifications. Addition of new kitchen / dining room, new master suite, new detached garage. Final phase completed 2006.  
1951 Pietro Belluschi design  
Remodel / addition  
Eugene, Oregon  
Field of Dreams neighborhood A 44-house low and moderate income neighborhood, using New Urbanism principles of site design, and small, affordable detached houses.  
Eugene, Oregon  
  Research Projects    
Housing Typology Documentation on this project is not yet ready to be put on the web.  
in-process book project  
Coupeville urban form study Reconstructing the spatial framework of the historical fabric of the town of Coupeville, WA. A link to the images from a presentation at the Ebey's Forever Conference.  
Coupeville, Washington  
Portland Streetcar Housing Documentation and analysis of existing multi-family housing types built along Portland's streetcar lines in the early 20th century. On-site investigation, GIS database mapping, typological classification, and case studies.  
Portland, Oregon  
1996-1997, 2008-2010