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 dramatic addition to a 1951 ranch in the southwest […]
A renovation of a 4-unit mid-century modern apartment building.
A renovation of the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center providing a new entry and updated office facilities.
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 contemporary lofted ADU in Southeast Portland.
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.
We design things. Mostly buildings. We advocate for Idea and Craft in the man-made world.
Tell us how we can help you.