Peter A. Keyes    
  Associate Professor
pkeyes@uoregon.edu
 
  Department of Architecture
541.346.3640
 
  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  
2011  
   
       
       
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  
2010  
     
       
       
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  
2009  
     
       
       
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  
2009  
     
       
       
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  
2008  
     
       
       
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  
2008  
     
       
       
       
  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  
2004-2013  
   
       
       
Taylor House Design consultant with Taproot Architects on waterfront, passive solar / green house, built in the heart of a historic district.  
Coupeville, Washington  
2011-2013  
       
       
Indigo Place Design consultant with 2fORM Architecture on six-unit, 24 resident, stacked-rowhouse infill student housing project.  
Eugene, Oregon  
2008-2009  
     
     
     
     
       
       
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  
2006-2008    
       
       
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  
2007  
       
       
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  
2002-2005  
   
       
       
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  
2004  
     
       
       
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  
2000-2006  
     
       
       
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  
1994-1996  
     
       
       
       
  Research Projects    
       
Housing Typology Documentation on this project is not yet ready to be put on the web.  
in-process book project  
2010  
     
       
       
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  
2007-2009  
     
       
       
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