School of Architecture & Environment News

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One Year Later: College of Design’s Faculty of Color and Allies Writing Retreat

College of Design faculty who attended the 2019 writing retreat reflect on the experience and how it shaped their scholarship.

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Fall Visiting Landscape Architecture Professor Creates Environmental Art in Harvard Forest

Artist and designer David Buckley Borden created ‘Hemlock Hospice’ to draw attention to climate change.

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Architecture Alumna Designs Suffrage ‘Quilt’ for Boise City Hall

Stephanie Inman says the 26-foot-long aluminum quilt is unfinished as there is still ‘work to be done.’

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Landscape Architecture Alumna Wins ASLA Award

The American Society of Landscape Architects recognized Deanna Lynn (MLA, ’20) for her research in designing for soil carbon sequestration.

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Remembering Edward Allen, 1997 Pietro Belluschi Distinguished Professor in Architectural Design

The AIA fellow passed away at the age of 81 due to complications with Parkinson’s disease.

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Good Morning America Highlights the College of Design’s COVID-19 Research

Architecture Professor Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg explains how testing buildings could be key to mitigating virus transmission.

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Design for Spatial Justice Fellow Tackles Systemic Racism in Architecture

Architect, scholar, and activist Craig Wilkins asks for a moral reckoning in the field of architecture.

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A-Frame Revival

Princeton Architectural Press issues a second edition of Historic Preservation Assistant Professor Chad Randl’s seminal book.

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Sustainable Architecture as Protest

Metropolis Magazine features Erin Moore’s ‘Pipeline Portal’ pavilions placed along the route of the proposed Pacific Connector Pipeline.

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Oregon Quarterly Highlights Architecture Professor’s COVID-19 Research

The magazine features the work of Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg, BioBE, and IHBE investigating the virus in the built environment.

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New Book by Roxi Thoren Featured in Landscape Architecture Magazine

In Farmscape, the professor of landscape architecture and her co-author Phoebe Lickwar investigate agriculture as a design practice.

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College of Design Students Win UO Entrepreneurial Awards

The UO recognizes Sports Product Design student Jessie Silbert for her perfomance maternity wear line and MArch student Alex Balog for his basking shark filter.

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College of Design Congratulates Seven Faculty on Tenure and Promotion

The UO promoted or granted tenure to 101 faculty members, including seven from the College of Design.

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Architecture Foundation of Oregon Names MArch Student Bethany Woods a Hatfield Scholar

Woods wants to use architecture to address social issues and build stronger, more sustainable communities.

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Architecture Department Head Nancy Cheng on Teaching During COVID-19

Around the O talks to the associate professor of architecture about department planning, supporting the community, and chocolate cake.

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