Historic Preservation Program News

College of Design Launch Party

College of Design launches with celebratory party October 6

Help celebrate the new College of Design and kick off the academic year at a launch party in the Lawrence Hall Courtyard and the Hayden and Krause galleries on October 6, 1-3 p.m. Refreshments will be provided and free College of Design T-shirts will be available to the first 100 students.

Hal Ayotte

Portland architect Hal Ayotte recognized for notable preservation projects

The University of Oregon presents the George McMath Award to a co-founder of FFA Architecture and Interiors, Inc.

Tim Wood interviews Patricia Ford

Preservation, journalism students collaborate on oral histories from vanished town

UO historic preservation students are working with journalism students to capture and preserve oral histories from survivors of the 1948 flood that destroyed Vanport, the second largest city in Oregon during WWII.

Grant Seder, former UO lecturer, remembered for ‘Googie’ campus building

Emeritus UO lecturer and longtime Eugene architect Grant Seder died June 20.

Interior Architecture students re-imagine Historic Army barracks

UO students are helping to re-envision a 19th-century Hudson’s Bay Company trading post site to incorporate current fire codes, sustainable materials, and Americans with Disabilities Act requirements—all while respecting the site’s his

Historic preservation award honors Oregon Black Pioneers

When Willie Richardson moved from South Carolina to Oregon in 1978, she came with her three sisters and their families.

Nominations for McMath Preservation Award due Nov. 14

Nominations are due Monday, November 14, to nominate an individual, organization, company, or agency for the 2017 George McMath Historic Preservation Award.

Historic preservation students eager to engage with Portland

History may be a common link among the 2018 class of UO Historic Preservation Program graduate students, but many also share an interest in public service, global travel, and literally digging into projects.

A&AA lands top talent across disciplines

A&AA welcomes these new tenure-track faculty members for the 2016–17 academic year.

Three UO architecture alumni, one instructor earn prestigious ‘Fellow’ distinction from national organization

Three alumni from the UO Department of Architecture and one adjunct faculty member have earned the highest professional honor granted by the prestigious American Institute of Architects (AIA). 

Christoph Lindner, A&AA’s new dean, shares his views on research, international study, and teaching

Christoph Lindner, professor of media and culture at the University of Amsterdam, will join UO as the new A&AA dean beginning August 15.

New Dean Selected for the School of Architecture and Allied Arts

Scott Coltrane, provost and senior vice president, announced today that the next dean of the University of Ore

McMath Award recognizes Sally Donovan for exemplary cultural resources work, HABS/HAER photography

Sally Donovan literally lives and breathes historic preservation, living in a 1913 house and using its “updated” 1931 refrigerator and electric stove every day for the past twenty years.

Search for new A&AA dean under way

Nominations and applications are being sought for dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, with the goal of recruiting a new leader by fall 2016.

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