CYRK Building

Portland, Oregon

A LEED Platinum certified building for a family committed to a sustainable lifestyle.

Creative thinking is the foundation of our practice, driving us to research, innovate, and excel.

Our approach is an integrated one — with architecture and interior design in active collaboration.

We cultivate enduring relationships with our clients—and that starts with listening.

News & Events

We are proud to announce the promotion of three key staff members!

Shem Harding has been promoted to Principal. He has been with DECA for fourteen years and has contributed his leadership skills to many of the firm’s most significant and award-winning projects. He is currently working on a $20 million lab and research facility for Clean Water Services and swing site improvements for Benson at Marshall High School.

Holly Humphrey has been promoted to the position of Associate Principal. As an administrator, Holly's organizational and financial expertise helps guide the firm's business decisions. Over the past seven years, she has managed DECA's operations and finances.

Mara Chance has been promoted to the position of Associate. Mara is a LEED accredited architect with ten years of professional experience. She is a talented leader and project architect and is currently working on Tualatin River Farm, a new mass timber building for Clean Water Services.

Career opportunities

If you are interested in a dynamic work environment with opportunities for growth, DECA is seeking qualified individuals in architecture and design. The ideal candidate has a strong commitment to design excellence, interest in a wide variety of project types and challenges, is a self-starter and has strong technology skills. Proficiency in Revit is required and 2-8 years of architectural experience.

Starting salary commensurate with experience and demonstrated knowledge, includes full benefits package. Please send your resume, portfolio and references to for immediate consideration.