About Arciform

Our philosophy is simple – we help our clients create incredible spaces that reflect their unique story. At the heart of our business is the belief that these stories and our clients matter. We know how stressful a remodel or construction can be, so we’ve created an approach that makes this process as positive as possible. From the initial plan to the final walk-through, we’ve put together a team of experts that’s committed to their craft and committed to our customers.

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A back-of-house addition to a 1911 home in the Irvington Historic District

Posted on: 01 Nov 2019

Under the direction of Principal Designer Anne De Wolf, Project Manager Adam Schoeffel, and Site Lead Jamie Whittaker, ARCIFORM recently renovated this beautiful 1911 Irvington Colonial. Owned by Portlanders with deep local roots in need of space for their growing family, this home was remodeled and expanded to provide better function while preserving the architectural […]

Great Gatsby! What a Party!

Posted on: 17 Jun 2019

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, Anne and Richard De Wolf, owners of Portland-based design-build firm ARCIFORM, hosted a Great Gatsby-themed party in their fabulously restored 1904 historic mansion. The event was a benefit for the Lan Su Chinese Garden during their annual fundraiser, Under the Moonlight. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places as […]

Design Week Recap

Posted on: 19 Apr 2019

ARCIFORM was pleased to showcase their work in several different ways during this year’s Design Week events. On April 9, Principal Designer Anne De Wolf and Project Manager Joe Hoffman presented a Whole House Remodel workshop at the Architectural Heritage Center where they advised attendees on how to identify their goals, develop an aesthetic concept, […]

Behind the Scenes at Our “Inspired by the Family” Video Shoot

Posted on: 21 Mar 2019

The Hanifan House, home to Gary and Melissa and their sons, Luke and Paul, was built in 1920 in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Using salvaged and antique materials when possible, ARCIFORM and the Hanifans renovated this gorgeous bungalow to fit the needs of their young family. With a whole house remodel and addition, ARCIFORM principal designer Anne De Wolf reconfigured living spaces and integrated […]

Whole House Remodels:
Breaking Down a Complex Process

Posted on: 24 Feb 2019

Don’t miss the Whole House Remodel Workshop on Tuesday, April 9th, 5:30-8pmPresented by ARCIFORM So you’ve just bought a charming 1920s Craftsman bungalow in need of extensive renovations: plumbing, electrical, roof, windows – the whole nine yards – and you want the work done quickly, before you move in. Perhaps you are the proud owner of a much-loved, sprawling mid-century […]

See us at Design Week!

Posted on: 17 Feb 2019

Open House of our 1909 Cottage-Style Bungalow, Thursday, April 11th, 4-7pm : : 1541 SE Lexington Street With a series of remodeling projects over ten years, ARCIFORM owner and principal designer Anne De Wolf worked with homeowner, Kerri Hoyt-Pack to create a unique, personalized vision of her home, which included designing a room around a […]

Morris Marks: Through the Eyes of a Budding Architecture Student

Posted on: 30 Nov 2018

This week we welcome our newest intern, Kylee Hansen to the ARCIFORM team with a post she wrote on her favorite project; the Morris Marks house.

An old, forgotten Italianate house sat quietly on SW 12th and Main. Arched windows were boarded and the property fenced off. As I surveyed each cornice, bracket and quoining detail, I was staggered: how could this architectural beauty be abandoned?

The Morris Marks Diaries: Moving Day

Posted on: 02 Nov 2018

If you were downtown on Saturday, September 30th, you may have noticed a 2,860 square foot historic house moving through the street… in two pieces. Don’t believe us? That’s right, we cut an 1880 Italianate in half, and with the help of OXBO, moved it 1.5 miles through PSU’s park blocks across the 405 freeway and to its new home at the intersection of Southwest Broadway Drive and Grant Street.

5 Kitchen Remodels We Love

Posted on: 14 Feb 2018

There’s a reason they call kitchens the heart of the home. A kitchen is where you spend  time not just making food for yourself or others, but also where you grow your family. Kitchens are lively and full of energy when friends and family gather. They’re a calm and comforting nest after a heated discussion. […]