School of Architecture & Environment News

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.

Lawrence Medal winner devoted to preservation of historic built environment

This year’s honoree and commencement speaker, David Ping-yee Lung, has been instrumental in three World Heritage List designations.

SCI featured in Chronicle of Higher Education

The Sustainable Cities Initiative was featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education on May 20. The story shares the UO’s innovative community engagement model with the nation's higher education community.

Two interior architecture undergraduates win first-place awards

Two UO interior architecture students won first place prizes in the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Oregon chapter 2013 Student Day awards held May 4 in Portland.

UO students top finalists in building-products design competition

Two of the four finalists in an international design competition to foster nontoxic building products are University of Oregon students. The competition was open to both professional and student designers.

Ruggeri shares sustainability expertise at Morocco consortium and in book about ‘new towns’

Deni Ruggeri, UO assistant professor of landscape architecture, has been invited to speak at the final conference “New Medina: from Pilot Towns to Sustainable Cities” in Morocco from June 9-13.

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