Sponsored Story - Phil Chek is a seasoned expert on all things architecture -- and wants to help elevate your space, indoors or out.

Phil Chek & Associates can create a beautiful backyard space for your family.

"Visionary." This one word consistently arises when Phil Chek's clients remark on his designs. From his transformation of the iconic Benson Hotel property, to NBA players' homes, to penthouses in Portland and well-known artists' beach homes, Chek has masterminded space appropriation, design, and remodeling with an innovative and period-true talent.

Beginning his career with a Portland architectural firm in 1986, Chek's reputation for his "spot-on" interpretation of historical styles, color and details grew swiftly, providing opportunities worldwide to offer custom design and finishes. And as a landscape architect, Phil is singular in the enhancement and placement of the project with respect to its environment. His BS in Architecture and Environmental Planning from Oregon State University prepared him for a career that would make him one of today's most versatile designers.

A cozy fireplace creates an outdoor oasis for any gathering of friends or family.

You don't have to go far to see one of the custom designs Chek has brought to his firm's Lake Oswego clients. Homes in First Addition, along Oswego Lake, West Linn, and Stafford Hamlet are just a few of the areas his talents have sparked. Phil has a unique ability to walk on a project and immediately sense the elements of what is needed to restore, remodel, or do to create an exquisite design. Phil states, "I listen to my clients as they express their initial thoughts for their home. It's my job to bring an individual reflection of their style and personality to create a beautiful and welcoming space."

Many of Chek's clients return as their lives and homes evolve. "I can't believe it has been so many years, but I'm here to stay in the beautiful home Phil Chek helped create. Phil has provided beautiful, innovative, period-appropriate designs and contracting for three large remodeling projects for me. He changed each living space so instead of feeling comfortable entertaining a few, we could easily entertain more than 30. My homes were relatively small projects on his radar, but I never felt unimportant."

Featured here is an outdoor living space created for an active family of four. Taking advantage of the wooded lot that backs up to a golf course, Chek's firm designed a spacious four-season living area that brings the family out of doors. Local basalt, warm lighting and with an outdoor kitchen and fireplace, this thoughtful mixture of key elements helped create this inviting family space in both form and function. Very happy with the results, the clients stated, "You've moved mountains in super speed time with design/construction… who has connections and networks like that?"

Phil Cheks' services include architectural planning, general contracting, remodeling and renovation, as well as interior and landscape design services please visit their website at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To schedule a complimentary 90-minute consultation, contact PCA Design & Construction LLC at 503-224-4500, or email them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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