Findings by UO researchers including Gwynne Mhuireach, a doctoral student in landscape architecture at the UO, and landscape architecture Professor Bart Johnson are featured in the August 2 edition of Phys.org and will appear in print in the journal Science of the Total Environment
A team of UO landscape architecture students has won additional startup funding for a water filtration prototype, this time $2,500 in the statewide Portland State University Cleantech Challenge and a chance at winning another $10,000 in September.
Casey Howard had no hint when she enrolled as a landscape architecture major that she’d wind up on a student team that would defeat professional firm entries in a national competition. Or that the contest would lead her to form a business, learn about patents, and build prototypes.
Imagine building a school where all the construction materials must fit on a bicycle. Imagine building without conventional lumber, concrete, or power tools — or, for that matter, no skilled labor, electric service, or running water.