The Noble Architect

Media release for the public dedication of, the Noble Architect sculpture on NE PDX:

RACC media advisory for the Noble Architect

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These shots are from the public dedication of the sculpture, the Noble Architect, in December 2012 on NE Alberta Street. Portland Oregon.  Project supported and managed by RACC.

The Noble Architect

Facilitator of rich ecosystems, benefactor of the past, builder of our future.
This sculpture honors the majestic beaver – called Ina (‘eena) by the Chinook – that once abundantly inhabited and thrived in this area.  Our beaver faces the rising sun looking for a day when humans and nature harmonize.

Ruth Greenberg (tile) & David Laubenthal  (sculpture)- Cast concrete, ceramic tile, steel, 2012

And a writeup from our friends at Alberta Mainstreet- who were awesome advocates and supporters for this project:

http://albertamainst.org/whats-happening/public-art/beaver/

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