School of Architecture & Environment News

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Yekang Ko Wins CELA Award for Research

The Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) has recognized Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture Yekang Ko with the Excellence in Research A

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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.

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Architecture Faculty Creates Virus Practicum

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

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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.

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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DesignIntelligence Surveys

For the past 20 years, DesignIntelligence has conducted its annual survey of architecture and design schools. The survey asks hiring professionals, current students, and recent alumni to provide their perspective on the strengths of U.S. architecture and design programs.

Bethany Woods

Master of Architecture Candidate Named 2020 Hatfield Scholar

The Architecture Foundation of Oregon selected Bethany Woods to receive the Senator Mark O. Hatfield Architectural Award for design excellence and community service.

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Bridging the Gap: Equity-Centered Design

Interior Architecture Associate Professor Kyu-ho Ahn inspires students to design for people of all abilities.

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From Hip-Hop Architecture to the Plains of Nepal

The second term of the Design for Spatial Justice Initiative welcomes two new faculty.

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