The road to Nike’s gargantuan campus from downtown Portland has some familiar features. Heading west to bucolic Beaverton, you pass tents lining the streets to the freeway, but after about a half-hour, you turn up at a place like none other on Earth.

In the average year, Portland gets around 164 rain days. That day, on Nike’s sprawling suburban campus, the weather was no different: cold and wet. Read More