We’re Hiring! Join Our Landscape Architecture Team

Are you a landscape designer or recently registered landscape architect with a knack for sustainable design, graphics and technology? We’re looking for a well-rounded individual for design and production as a part our collaborative team supporting a variety of projects. The Landscape Designer / Landscape Architect position is full time in our downtown studio overlooking the Willamette River and Mt. Hood.

Mayer/Reed’s award-winning landscape for the LEED Platinum Karl Miller Center at PSU
Posted November 18, 2019
Written by: Mayer/Reed
Categories: IN THE STUDIO 

Meet Our Newest Experiential Graphic Designers

Mayer/Reed welcomes experiential  graphic designers, Alper Yurtseven and Rosie Struve.

Alper Yurtseven, SEGD, IDSA joined Mayer/Reed as a senior experiential graphic designer and project manager. He brings more than 16 years of experience in wayfinding, branding, donor recognition and UI design. Alper was previously with Lebowitz Gould Design, in New York, NY. His current work with Mayer/Reed includes the Portland International Airport expansion, Hillsboro Community Center and Grays Harbor College. “Experiential graphic design is a field where the 2D world of graphics and typography meets the 3D world of products and spatial design. With a background in both industrial and graphic design I am drawn to this realm, where these disciplines merge and possibilities expand.” Alper holds a Master of Industrial Design from the Pratt Institute.

Rosie Struve joined Mayer/Reed as an experiential graphic designer. Her current work includes signage, wayfinding and experiential graphics for The Portland Building and several US embassies. Rosie is a Portland State University alumna and adjunct instructor teaching Design Thinking. As a designer and instructor, Rosie embraces the creative process and the evolution of a project as it develops. “Research, process and function are important design drivers,” she notes, “but breaking boundaries and trying the unexpected are equally necessary.”

Posted September 17, 2019
Written by: Mayer/Reed
Categories: IN THE STUDIO 

Putting the Pieces Together – The Oregon Convention Center Plaza Nears Completion

Concrete, stone, steel and water come together as Portland’s newest civic plaza nears completion. The Oregon Convention Center Plaza celebrates Oregon’s cultural and natural beauty through materials, craftsmanship, performance and design.

Landscape Architecture & Signage – Mayer/Reed, Inc.; CMGC – Colas Construction; Site Construction – Raimore Construction; Architecture – LMN; Associate Architect – Merryman Barnes; Civil Engineer – KPFF; MEP Engineer – Glumac; Structural Engineer – Magnusson Klemencic Associates.

Madison High School Modernization Breaks Ground

The May 18th groundbreaking for Madison High School – Portland Public Schools’ fourth high school modernization project – celebrated the school’s redesign to accommodate an ultimate attendance of 1700 students in 9-12th grades. Built in 1957, the modernized school will re-open in September 2021. Madison’s curriculum is unique in that it houses sustainable agriculture and environmental studies programs. The landscape architecture work at Madison encompasses site circulation, school and stadium entry plazas, internal courtyards, an agricultural area, a childcare playground and athletic facilities. The challenging forty-acre site that straddles the Alameda Ridge has over fifty feet of grade change. Mayer/Reed is working with the project team that includes Opsis Architecture, DAO Architecture and Fortis Construction.