School of Architecture & Environment News

Bronet, Godfrey: Most Admired Educators

The architectural publication DesignIntelligence has named Frances Bronet, dean of the UO School of Architecture and Allied Arts, and Anne Godfrey, career instructor in landscape architecture, as members of its 30 Most Admired Educators of the year.

ASLA honors Ribe for forest study

Professor Rob Ribe of the Department of Landscape Architecture has been selected for a 2013 Oregon ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects) research and communication honor award for his rigorous, peer-reviewed studies assessing how to design for and improve the scenic quality of harvests

Track Town Studio combines product design with architecture

The eighty-five flags gracing the ceiling in the “Track Town Studio” this term aren’t mere decoration.

Preservation internships range from Croatia to New York City

Over the summer, students in the historic preservation program completed internships in both urban and rural settings as local as Salem and as remote as Croatia.

Movable art installation invites interaction between strangers, companions

Students in Assistant Professor Philip Speranza’s “Place Branding for Public Services” architecture studio have installed “Bridging,” an urban installation fabricated from 4 x 4 boards in the North Park Blocks in Portland between Davis and Everett streets.

UO welcomes Xian Dai architects

Professional architects from Xian Dai Architectural Design Group in China are visiting the UO School of Architecture and Allied Arts this fall term for intensive study in sustainable architecture.

Studio considers Chávez monument

In 1965, a young labor organizer catalyzed what soon became an international movement to unionize farm workers seeking better wages and improved working and living conditions.

Randy Gragg to lead Yeon Center

The University of Oregon has hired Portland writer, editor, and organizer Randy Gragg to lead the John Yeon Center.

Nominations open for 2013 McMath Award

Applications will be accepted through Friday, November 15, to nominate an individual for the George McMath Historic Preservation Award, given annually by the University of Oregon.

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