School of Architecture & Environment News

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Philosopher, Environmental Activist, Cultural Critic—Get to Know the New College of Design Dean

Oregon Quarterly features Dean Adrian Parr in 'Adrian Parr: An Explorer by Design,' a profile that follows her journey from the forests of Sydney to the forests of Eugene.

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Siobhan Rockcastle Receives 2021 ARCC New Researcher Award

The Architectural Research Centers Consortium recognized the assistant professor of architecture for the impact and promise of her research.

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Architecture Alumnus Johnpaul Jones Wins Tau Sigma Delta Gold Medal

The TSD Honor Society in Architecture and Allied Arts recognized Jones for his record of high distinction in design in the field of architecture.

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CELA Awards First-Year MLA Students the 2021 Creative Scholarship Honorable Mention

The Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture recognized the landscape architecture students for their project ‘Post-Pesticide Eugene.’

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Architecture Alumna Helps Angelenos Permit, Design, and Build Accessory Dwelling Units

Cultured magazine features the work of Architectural Designer Chazandra Kern and the Los Angeles nonprofit LA Más.

The School of Architecture & Environment Welcomes Michael Zaretsky as New Department of Architecture Head

Coming from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington, Zaretsky discusses his commitment to sustainability, social justice, and public interest design in architecture.

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Dezeen Showcases Five SAE Student Projects on Environmental Justice and Inclusivity

Five architecture students present designs—ranging from a water research facility to an education hub in an underserved Portland neighborhood—for a sustainable urban design studio

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Supporting a Sea Change in Architecture

Design practitioners share why they give to the Design for Spatial Justice Initiative.

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Alison Kwok Named Distinguished Professor

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture recognized the most admired architecture professor for her innovative and inspiring teaching methods.

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Mentorship in a Pandemic

With the launch of mentoring circles in SAE, students, alumni, and professionals are bridging the gap between current and future architects.

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College of Design, College of Arts and Sciences, and Partners launch Just Futures Institute

The Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute for Racial and Climate Justice was made possible by a historic $4.52 million grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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Architecture Alumnus to Design Oregon Coast Longhouse

The architect Todd Lawson discovered his ties to the Clatsop tribe while studying at the University of Oregon.

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Five College of Design Faculty Members Win COVID-19 Research Innovation Awards

The UO recognized the work of John Arroyo and Ben Clark of PPPM, Leslie Dietz of the Biology and the Built Environment Center, and Mark Fretz and Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg of SAE.

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Remembering James Pettinari

The renowned Professor Emeritus of Architecture and Interior Architecture and urban designer passed away in November.

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Two College of Design Professors Receive 2020-21 Faculty Excellence Awards

The UO recognized Professor of Art Ron Jude and Landscape Architecture Department Head and Professor Roxi Thoren.

 

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