School of Architecture & Environment News

aerial view of farmland

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.

a pregnant athlete running

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.

watercolor illustration of the College of Design

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.

Portrait of Bethany Woods

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.

portrait of Nancy Chengt

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.

Gloved hands gathering a sample on a vent with a swab

BioBE Partners with OHSU for New COVID-19 Study

A team of architects, scientists, and doctors are investigating how the new coronavirus transmits in hospital settings.

Architecture rendering of exterior of elementary school

Over the Moon: Architecture Students Win Department of Energy Prizes for ‘Little Dipper Elementary’

Led by Professor Ihab Elzeyadi, Team Polaris receives two awards in the international Solar Decathlon Design Competition.

Simulation of how virus transmits in a restaurant

Professor Speaks to CBS This Morning About COVID-19 Transmission Indoors

Architecture Professor Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg discusses BioBE research on how indoor air flow affects the virus.

Harper Keeler standing in the Urban Farm garden

Urban Farm Crops Go to Student Food Pantry

Landscape Architecture Senior Instructor and Urban Farm Director Harper Keeler enlists pro-tem instructors to keep running farm while students are away.

Interior architectural rendering for a basic needs hub

Interior Architecture Students Win IDEC Graduate Studio Competition

The Interior Design Educators Council name Amicia Nametka and Julia Roath first-place winners for their design to empower the unhoused.

Person wearing mask in front of computer

Architecture Faculty Creates Virus Practicum

Professor of Practice Otto Poticha adapts practicum under quarantine using virtual Zoom architecture firm visits.

Biker in an urban setting

Urbanism Next to address COVID-19 at interactive virtual forum

The third annual national conference will run as an online forum slated for May 14.

 

Portrait of Sharon Altima

BArch Alumna Helps Design Hospital in Uganda

Sharon Alitema ('19) worked on a design team for the BCRA architecture firm in Tacoma to build a hospital in her home country.

image of COVID-19 virus

BioBE Research Outlines Best Practices for Minimizing COVID-19 Transmission

Architecture Faculty Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg and Mark Fretz partner with CDC to provide industry guidance for coronavirus in the built environment.

Topographical map of Mount Pisgah

Landscape Architecture Students Tackle Mount Pisgah

Through his studio course, Professor Bart Johnson guides students in finding solutions to protect the beloved Eugene hiking area.

Pages