School of Architecture & Environment News

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Lives of Service

Several veterans walk the halls of the College of Design, as students, faculty, and staff.

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Historic Preservation students help restore Cottrell House

Graduate students in the Historic Preservaton program had an immersive five-day restoration experience at notable Portland home.

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Designing for the Most Dangerous Animal: The Mosquito

UO Portland Architecture hosted the Protective Atmospheres Workshop, gathering scientists, public health specialists, designers, and artists to tackle mosquito-borne diseases.

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Let There Be Light: UO Study Shows Sunshine Kills Indoor Bacteria

A Biology and the Built Environment Center study finds that sunlight exposure helps prevent bacteria from reproducing.

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Overlook Field School Exhibits Tools in Philly

Students present work from the Overlook Field School at Gallery Land Collective and attend the American Society of Landscape Architects conference in Philadelphia.

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Urban Architecture Research Lab Hosts 10th Annual Conference

The Portland Urban Architecture Research Laboratory is celebrating its 10th Anniversary Conference with a weeklong event. 

Sustainable Building Week

Keeping Portland Green—Institute for Health in the Built Environment Helps Launch Sustainable Building Week

IHBE to highlight College of Design student and faculty work at inaugural green building event in Portland.

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College of Design Welcomes New Faculty

The College of Design is welcoming several new faculty members across the college.

Emerald Village tiny house by Michael Fifield

Blueprint for a New Life

Michael Fifield’s tiny house is part of the new Emerald Village Eugene.

Yekang Ko

Conflict of Greens: Helping Cities Coexist with Natural Landscapes

As cities cut their use of fossil fuels, Yekang Ko looks for solutions to clean-energy conflicts.

Saint Gobain

School of Architecture & Environment Prof Leads Occupant Comfort Study

A three-year occupancy study by UO Architecture Professor Ihab Elzeyadi for Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed North America shows that using a systems-based approach can have a stronger impact on a building’s ability to optimize employee comfort.

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UO's Urbanism Next Research Featured in DC Capitol Hill Briefing

UO architecture professor Nico Larco discussed emerging transportation technology at a briefing for lawmakers in Washington, D.C.

Gerardo Sandoval

New Diversity Fellow Announced

Dean of the College of Design, Christoph Lindner announced the College’s new Dean’s Fellow for Diversity.

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A Time to Celebrate

The College of Design celebrates its more than 600 graduates and first commencement ceremony under its new name.

Megan Little

Senior Send-Off: Megan Little, Landscape Architecture

There’s nothing small about Megan Little’s dreams after graduation. Little, who will earn her bachelor of landscape architecture (BLA) degree, has already accepted a job offer as a landscape designer at a firm thousands of miles away in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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