About Loren

Loren has been involved in construction and real estate development for twenty years.


President, Waxman & Associates, Inc. – 1993-Present

Experience includes construction, management and development of single family, multi-family, commercial and mixed use projects. Specialties include environmental cleanup, historic structures, public-private partnerships and regulatory navigation.

Portland Design Commission – 2000-2008

Served public appointment for two terms.  The Commission provides leadership and expertise on urban design and architecture and on maintaining and enhancing Portland’s historical and architectural heritage. Read More>

Design Excellence Juror:  Living Smart – Big Ideas for Small Lots 2004

The Living Smart Design Competition was sponsored by the City of Portland.  Jury members viewed 426 entries from 22 countries.  The goal of the competition was to look for new architectural solutions for increasingly dense urban environments. Read More >

Design Juror:  Portland Courtyard Housing Design Competition – 2007

In 2007, the City of Portland invited architects from around the world to share ideas on the design possibilities of housing oriented to shared courtyards. Read More >


Lewis & Clark College – Portland, OR. –  B.S. Biology, 1988


Department of the Interior – National Park Service

Recognized for new construction in a designated National Historic District. Read More >