Alex Salazar, AIA, Principle, Salazar Architects, Inc., Portland OR.
Alex has 25 years of experience in housing, including renovations, new construction and community planning. He has designed dozens of buildings including affordable, market rate and university housing, as well as commercial developments and urban design master plans. Alex has practiced public interest design since 1993 when he spent a year in India as a Graham Foundation Fellow working with community-based organizations. In 2000 he was a founder of Causa Justa Just Cause (a tenant rights organization), before establishing his architectural practice in 2007. Besides practice, he occasionally collaborates with the Center for Public Interest Design at Portland State University where he has been affiliated since 2015.