POLYMATH is a full-service Architecture and Design studio, based in Portland, Oregon, serving the Pacific Northwest and beyond. We specialize in:
Clean lines, an honest expression of material and structure, abundant light and air, and a strong connection to nature.
Add that second story or bump out the back—turn your current house into the house of your dreams.
Live small, embrace multi-generational living, or earn rental income. Help find the Missing Middle.
Simple designs, elegant details, and high quality living spaces.
Certified Passive House Consultant. LEED Accredited Professional. Save the planet — and on your utility bills.
A contemporary lofted ADU in Southeast Portland.
A dramatic addition to a 1951 ranch in the southwest […]
A renovation of a 4-unit mid-century modern apartment building.
An extensive basement renovation in SE Portland.
A contemporary residence in Northeast Portland, featuring a central courtyard […]
An 1888 Victorian is rescued from its crumbling brick foundation, raised, and anchored to a new lower level. The musty, little-used basement is replaced by an open living space that serves as the heart of the rejuvenated home.
A tasteful modernization of a 1904 home in Portland’s Ladd’s Addition Historic District.
A conversion of an historical garage into an ultra-compact studio apartment.
A contemporary, yet sympathetic, addition to a 1925 bungalow.
A 550sf dwelling with a lofted sleeping area and beautiful exposed-structure wood ceiling.
We design things. Mostly buildings. We advocate for Idea and Craft in the man-made world.
Tell us how we can help you.