Street Seats Competition

The inaugural Portland Design Festival Competition called for designers from around the world to conceptualize the future of the Portland Street Seat. The submissions offered incredibly creative ideas and our Jury had a tough job in choosing a winning design, 2 runners up and 4 honorable mentions. Click through the slideshows below to see the winning entries. 

Thank you to everyone who participated in the competition and congratulations to Bob Trempe for his winning entry LIFT! 

Thanks to our generous sponsors of this event: Hoffman Construction, Otak, & ZGF Architects LLP


Winner: LIFT by Bob Trempe

First Runner Up:  Pixel Archipelago by Ekachai Pattamasattayasonthi 

Second Runner Up:  Seatscape by Mariam Mollaghaffari and Eddie Peraza-Garzon

Honorable Mention: Seatscape by Katie MacDonald and Kyle Schumann

Honorable Mention: The Portland Bench by Propel Studio


Honorable Mention: Outcrop Park by THA Architecture

Honorable Mention: The Cloud by Timothy Olson