School of Architecture & Environment News

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Remembering Edward Allen, 1997 Pietro Belluschi Distinguished Professor in Architectural Design

The AIA fellow passed away at the age of 81 due to complications with Parkinson’s disease.

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Good Morning America Highlights the College of Design’s COVID-19 Research

Architecture Professor Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg explains how testing buildings could be key to mitigating virus transmission.

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Design for Spatial Justice Fellow Tackles Systemic Racism in Architecture

Architect, scholar, and activist Craig Wilkins asks for a moral reckoning in the field of architecture.

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A-Frame Revival

Princeton Architectural Press issues a second edition of Historic Preservation Assistant Professor Chad Randl’s seminal book.

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Sustainable Architecture as Protest

Metropolis Magazine features Erin Moore’s ‘Pipeline Portal’ pavilions placed along the route of the proposed Pacific Connector Pipeline.

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Oregon Quarterly Highlights Architecture Professor’s COVID-19 Research

The magazine features the work of Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg, BioBE, and IHBE investigating the virus in the built environment.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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