School of Architecture & Environment News

Mass timber design wins regional award

Employing a unique engineered wood product only recently produced by Oregon mills, a UO student team has won an Honorable Mention in a competition hosted by the American Institute of Architects Northwest and Pacific Region.

A&AA welcomes new faculty members

The 2015-16 academic year introduces new faculty members to several A&AA departments and programs. The professors new to the school bring a wide spectrum of expertise and creativity in architecture, the history of art and architecture, arts and administration, and product design.

Muller to lead urban innovation workshop in Cairo

A&AA Interim Dean Brook Muller will lead a weeklong workshop in Cairo focusing on small-scale urban innovation to improve local environments and productivity.

American Society of Landscape Architects elevates Ribe to Fellow

The American Society of Landscape Architects has elevated Robert Ribe, professor in the UO Department of Landscape Architecture, to the ASLA Council of Fellows for 2015.

UO architecture researchers get $1 million to study indoor air quality

Researchers at the University of Oregon and industry partners will use $1 million in funding from the Environmental Protection Agency to study how indoor air quality is affected before and after home weatherization projects and what that means to human health.

Class designs, installs Lawrence Hall courtyard garden

It was a dream come true for 14 students and a landscape architecture instructor when the UO Campus Operations staff asked them to design and build a garden this spring. 

Mark Gillem honored with Fund for Faculty Excellence Award

Professor Mark Gillem, FAIA, is among 14 University of Oregon faculty members chosen as recipients of the 2015-16 Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards.

Lawrence medalist Dubrow at UO June 15

The Lawrence Medal will be presented to Gail Dubrow at the A&AA commencement ceremony on Monday, June 15, at 6 p.m. on the south lawn of the Knight Library (near the School of Music and Dance). Reservations are not required.

Building evacuation research wins 1st place

For Olivia Asuncion, who was born with a physical disability and has used a wheelchair since age 13, fire drills were always a source of panic and anxiety.

Gilman Scholars: 5 of 11 are A&AA students

Five of the 11 University of Oregon students awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to fund their summer 2015 study abroad programs are students in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts.

Centennial: 2010s look forward to new A&AA home

A&AA is wrapping up its 100th anniversary this month after a full year of events, exhibitions, and celebrations. The school is now embarking on a capital campaign to imagine the future of art and design education and facilities for the next 100 years.

Centennial: 2000s expand to White Stag Block

In fall 2008, the University of Oregon completed its move into the White Stag Block (WSB), a refurbished facility that merges parts of three historic buildings in downtown Portland.

BILDS wraps up design-build residence

Oregon students are nearing completion of the second student-designed and -built house that will be for sale and featured in the 2015 Lane County Tour of Homes.

Architecture students win 2 of 10 awards in national competition

Thesis projects by two UO students have won two of ten awards possible in the American Institute of Architects’ inaugural “

UO design students win awards in Lyceum Foundation competition

UO architecture undergraduate Jiawei (Vincent) Mai is first-prize winner of the Lyceum Competition travel grant for his entry in this year’s competition sponsored by the Lyceum Fellowship.

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