School of Architecture & Environment News

Garden begins new partnership

A small garden plot in the corner of the Edison Elementary School playground marks the beginning of a collaborative relationship between the UO Service Learning Program and Edison’s K-5 students.

Ledbury honored with Hatfield Architectural Award

The scholarship committee of the Architecture Foundation of Oregon has named UO graduate student Annie Ledbury as this year’s Senator Mark O. Hatfield Architectural Award recipient.

Medford teams with UO for Sustainable Cities Year Program

UO and the city of Medford will team up for a year-long partnership starting next fall, where students and faculty will work with the city on sustainability projects.

Preservation field school to take place at Whidbey Island

The Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School will return to Puget Sound and Whidbey Island this year, where five sessions will take place during August and September.

Interdisciplinary teams benefit from intense design competition

Five student teams from the University of Oregon competed in the 2013 Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Gerald D.

Interior architect now ‘autism innovator’

When interior architect Kijeong Jeon, MIArch ’89, was hired to select carpet for a new building in 2008, little did he know the project would lead him to designing “calming spaces” for people with developmental disorders such as autism.

David Ping-yee Lung is Lawrence honoree

David Ping-yee Lung is the 2013 recipient of the Ellis F. Lawrence Medal, the highest alumni honor presented by the University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts.

Research travel award open to architecture alumni under 35

Architecture or interior architecture alumni of the University of Oregon under age 35 are eligible to compete between February 1 and March 8 for the Cavin Family Traveling Fellowship, an annual competition offered only to graduates from UO or Cal Poly Pomona.

Entries for inflatable architecture design contest due Feb. 1

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) and Master Capital Management are hosting an inflatable architecture design contest inspired by the 1970s designs of an experimental architectural group and artist collective. Submissions are due February 1.

Kyuho Ahn

Ending ‘separate but equal’ spaces

“That one is very disorienting,” says Kyu-ho Ahn, handing a visitor eyewear designed to simulate what it’s like to have macular degeneration.

New project aims to design, build, sell new residence annually

Architecture and landscape architecture students in the “OregonBILDS 2” studio at the University of Oregon are designing prototypes for an annual series of classes that will design and build a residence every year, with profits from each unit’s sale poured into a fund to make the program self-pe

Transformational design is his global focus

Bruce Bonine, BArch ‘67, has spent 45 years providing architectural consultation and medical planning services worldwide.

Ribe coauthors journal article on ecosystem services

University of Oregon Professor Robert Ribe recently coauthored an article in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Symposium May 25 to honor Professor Kenny Helphand

“Landscape Thinking,” a special symposium honoring University of Oregon landscape architecture Professor Emeritus Kenneth Helphand on his retirement from forty years of teaching, will be held Saturday, May 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the UO Ford Alumni Center, 1720 E.

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