Spring Team Building

There's nothing quite like trying to escape a small, enclosed space to build team cohesion! Special thanks to Escape Games PDX for an incredible afternoon of fun and

Clark/Kjos Architects Unveils New Website

We are proud to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website. The updated site boasts a fresh, modern design, improved functionality, and a user-friendly interface, allowing clients

April 18, 2023

The Tools We Use

Improving patient care and reducing costs starts with identifying and minimizing waste in every process, procedure, and task. LEAN Design is just one of the many ways we

April 13, 2023

Finding our Strengths

Creating strong team communication and energy is key to achieving success in any company.  Yesterday we had a productive half-day retreat with facilitator Nicole Carey where we explored

April 6, 2023

Congrats OHSU/Adventist!

Congrats to Oregon Health & Science University for its new urology clinic at the Adventist Health Portland campus! Using lessons learned from the providers and staff at the home-clinic on

March 30, 2023

A Day at Rose Haven

Last week we had a great day volunteering at Rose Haven- a place that provides services for women & children who are experiencing the trauma of abuse, loss

March 28, 2023

Architects in Schools

We LOVE the Architects in Schools program and thought we'd share that if you are looking to keep your 8-12-year-olds busy during spring break next week, check out

March 23, 2023

CKA Hike Club 2023

Who needs to start the new year with a gym membership when you can join an office hiking club?! Here are some pics from our last few hikes.

January 18, 2023

Evon is EDAC Certified!

We're so proud of Evon Calabrese who very recently passed the EDAC exam and is now certified! Taking the EDAC exam is a great way to demonstrate your knowledge and

January 13, 2023

New Year, New Start!

The new year is the perfect time to start something new. Join our team located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and help us create innovative healthcare architecture designs.

January 4, 2023

Happy Holidays from Clark/Kjos!

Wishing you a very happy holiday season! December has been a month full of fun activities for us like trimming our tree, hosting a baby shower, throwing our

December 19, 2022

Using Full-Size Room Mockups 

Using full-size room mockups is a very effective way of engaging stakeholders for individual spaces to test the functional layout of a room and all of its elements

November 17, 2022

The Holidays are Here

The holidays are officially here and it’s back to our CKA traditions! We love decorating our office during the holidays so last week dusted off our ornaments and

December 6, 2021

Connie Ables is Retiring

For those who don’t already know, we have big retirement news to share about Connie Ables!  As an integral part of Clark/Kjos’ success for almost three decades, Connie

October 25, 2021

September Cycle Bike Challenge

September Cycle 2021 bike challenge is officially over and we rode some serious miles placing us 6th place nationwide and 8th place globally for our staff size! The

September 30, 2021

Fall Team Building 2021

Last Friday we rebooted our Annual Fall Teambuilding event with a good old game of disc golf. The weather was fantastic that day and it was just a

September 17, 2021

Welcome Back Alex!

Bike month is here! How do we know it’s going to be even more awesome this year than it has been in the past? Because this month we

September 7, 2021

Staff Member Receives Honor for Design Competition

A shoutout goes to one of our newest staff members, Uran Sokoli, for receiving an honor in the AISC/ACSA 2021 Steel Design Student Competition. The competition recognizes eleven

August 31, 2021

Clark/Kjos Cleanup Crew Does it Again

Thank you to SOLVE and the Clark/Kjos cleanup crew. We came together and helped clean up the streets, sidewalks, and alleyways of our city today. More about the

August 18, 2021

Summer Picnic 2021

A few weeks ago, we hosted our annual summer picnic for all our staff and their families! It was a fun afternoon reconnecting with everyone at beautiful Sellwood

August 2, 2021

Halloween 2020

It was nice to see everyone at our virtual happy hour last week. We had some laughs while sharing Halloween photos from our past, and even a few

October 30, 2020

Valentines Day 2020

We Heart VR! As a team, we’re all about keeping things light and fun. The first Friday of every month, we like to do something fun at the

February 14, 2020

Staff Pod Design Featured at Portland Art Museum

[May 19, 2017] Opening this weekend—new POD designs in an exhibit that features John Yeon called “Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes, and Collections of John Yeon”. Two

Sushi Time

We love having team-building opportunities and our sushi team-building event was unlike any other. Our quality of life committee brought in a chef to teach us about the