Press + Awards


I am really impressed with how the rooflines are blending in and looking like a natural part of the house. Strangers are literally thanking us for such a thoughtful design, pretty remarkable.

Angie & Joe

Timberline Transformation

Fine Homebuilding Magazine, June 2019 Houses, People’s Choice Award, pp. 84-85

Taunton’s Small Houses

Includes 2 houses by eMZed Architecture

Small Homes: Cabins & Cottages

The Taunton Press, 2014, pages 27-31

Home Remodeling: Planning-Design-Construction

The Taunton Press, 2012, pages 7-21

All New Built-ins Idea Book

The Taunton Press. Includes several eMZed projects with built-ins.

Affordable Housing Goes Green

EcoHome Magazine, December, 2011

Building Better Affordable Housing

Fine Homebuilding Magazine, December 2011/January 2012

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Small Additions that Make a Big Difference

Fine Homebuilding Magazine, Fall-Winter 2010 Kitchens & Baths, pp. 80-81.

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Green Housing Project for Low Income Families

KGW Portland, September 30, 2010 (features eMZed designed affordable housing)

Home Projects in Portland Awarded Energy Efficiency Grants

The Daily Journal of Commerce, May 28, 2009

11 Essential Remodeling Strategies

Fine Homebuilding Magazine, Spring-Summer 2008 Houses, pp. 44-51.

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Home Design…Reading

Chicago Tribune, July 20, 2008

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When Multitasking is on the Menu

Fine Homebuilding Magazine, Fall-Winter 2010 Kitchens & Baths, p. 98.

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Home Remedies

Fine Homebuilding Magazine, Spring-Summer 2007 Houses, pp. 66-71.

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Let There be Light!

Oregon Home Magazine, January-February 2005, pp. 80-87.

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A Craftsman Gets a Bath

Oregon Home Magazine, September-October 2002, pp. 48-59.

Awards + Recognition
2019 Best New House, Fine Homebuilding Reader’s Choice

Timberline Transformation: High performance whole house renovation and addition

2019 Goal Zero Tour

New Net Zero House + Architecture Studio

We Dream of Zero: 2018 Healthy Home

New Net Zero House + Architecture Studio

2018 Zero Energy Home

Earth Advantage Institute’s Highest Certification

2010 City of Portland “Build it Green!” homes tour

High performance/green affordable housing designed by eMZed

2004 City of Portland “Build it Green!” homes tour

The first affordable housing to appear on the annual tour of green homes; designed by Keyan Mizani

2001 Governor’s Livability Award

15 ft. wide, affordable skinny homes designed by Keyan Mizani.