School of Architecture & Environment News

MArch students win 2013 Merit Award from AIANWPR

Congratulations are in order for MArch students Robert Larson, Matthew Philbrook, and Amanda Wesely, whose project “Layers of Growth” has been selected by the AIA Northwest & Pacific Regional Student Design Awards jury for a 2013 Merit Award.

MArch students win Honorable Mention in 2013 Fabric in Architecture competition

Honorable Mention has been awarded to project “[Re] Active and Eco-Resort,” in the 2013 Fabric in Architecture competition sponsored by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.

Building materials meet chemistry head on in technology seminar

From flip books to comic strips to YouTube videos, students in a recent 2013 architecture class got creative in fulfilling an atypical class assignment: interpret the life cycle of concrete at the molecular scale.

UO among best of the best in latest national rankings

The University of Oregon keeps coming up tops in national surveys of the flagship colleges in the United States.

Green Classroom Toolbox featured nationally on public radio

Associate Professor Ihab Elzeyadi’s Green Classroom Toolbox was featured on internationally broadcast PRX (Public Radio Exchange) in an

Rethink, Recycle, Regenerate: Imagining Portland Centennial Mills

University of Oregon Architecture Studio Engages Students in Real World Projects to Rethink-Recycle-Regenerate: Imagining Portland

Architecture students surpass young professionals in contest

Working all night together on a project can make or break a relationship, but that dedication paid off big for UO architecture undergraduates Benjamin Bye, Alex Kenton and Jason Rood, who won first place in the “

Department of Architecture Retains NAAB Accreditation

The National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) has confirmed a full eight-year accreditation renewal for both the bachelor of architecture and master of architecture programs at the University of Oregon Department of Architecture.

UO alumnus’ plan snags cover of New York Times’ Business section

A unique way to fund higher education has landed a UO alumnus on the Business cover of The New York Times.

Students, Opsis Architecture collaborate on Beaverton arts venue

Designing the first public performance and visual arts venue in Beaverton, a Portland suburb, was the goal of a recent collaboration between an architecture studio at the University of Oregon in Portland and Opsis Architecture.

Ribe visits Switzerland to teach and assist wind energy research

University of Oregon Professor Robert Ribe joined the faculty of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich as guest professor during spring term, collaborating with faculty, students, and researchers in the Planning of Landscape an

Larco, Mondloch recognized for faculty excellence

Two faculty members from the School of Architecture and Allied Arts have been selected to receive the Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards for academic year 2013-14.

Tickets on sale for summer tours of Shire, Watzek

A limited number of tickets for public tours this summer of the Watzek House, Oregon’s newest National Historic Landmark, and The Shire, a unique landscape in the Columbia River Gorge, are now available.

UO art student awarded fellowship for international research

Farhad Bahram, a graduate teaching fellow in the Department of Art, has been awarded an Oregon University System Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (Sylff) Graduate Fellowship for International Research, to begin fall 2013. The award carries a $6,000 stipend.

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