School of Architecture & Environment News

Landscape Architecture Now Designated as a STEM Discipline by US Government

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has designated landscape architecture as a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) degree program. The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) advocated for the designation and has more news about this important development.

University of Oregon: Perfectly situated for architecture students to thrive

Why choose the School of Architecture & Environment at the University of Oregon? Situated in the Pacific Northwest region of the US, about 48% of the state of Oregon is covered in forest, with 115,000 miles of rivers, 363 miles of scenic coastline, and 24 mountain peaks over 8,200 feet. Both the Eugene and Portland campuses are immersed in their local landscapes, giving a unique opportunity for students to interact with and respond to their surrounding nature and built environment as if it were a living laboratory.

President Biden Announces UO Architecture Alumna to Key Appointment

On June 16, the Biden administration announced their intent to appoint a few individuals to boards and commissions and one of the appointments was University of Oregon Masters of Architecture (MArch '15) alumna, Olivia Asuncion, AIA.

Meet an Oregon Design Duck: Yash Akhouri

The Oregon Design Ducks (ODD) flock at the College of Design is made up of promising students, award-winning faculty, and passionate staff including the latest profile of Yash Akhouri. Akhouri is currently working towards his bachelor's degree in Architecture in the School of Architecture & Environment (SAE). Read more about Yash in the latest profile.

Meet an Oregon Design Duck: Alison Hicks

The Oregon Design Ducks (ODD) flock at the College of Design is made up of promising students, award-winning faculty, and passionate staff, and Alison Hicks is one just ODDuck. Alison is currently working towards her bachelor's degree in Interior Architecture in the School of Architecture & Environment (SAE). Learn more!

"Architectural Terra Cotta" Explores the Resurgence of the Historic Building Product

Read more about the latest text from School of Architecture and Environment professors, Donald Corner and John Rowell.

College of Design studio presents concepts for The Arc of Benton County's new clubhouse

An Interior Architecture class spent the last term working with The Arc of Benton County to inspire ideas for their new clubhouse – designed specifically for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Eye for Architecture

Michael Wilkes, BArch ’71, started fresh out of college as an architect at the San Diego firm that would later become Delawie/Bretton/Wilkes Associates. That’s also where he started to learn photography and how he became enamored with the discipline.