School of Architecture & Environment News

The Legacy of Design Ducks

For its 100th year in print, Oregon Quarterly has released a list of "100 Ducks Who Made a Difference," including 10 from the College of Design. 

Trustee Excellence Fund Awards Grant to Landscape for Humanity

The School of Architecture & Enivornment-sponsored program received $30,000 for a forest project with Opportunity Village Eugene.

Two College of Design Associate Professors Earn Faculty Excellence Awards

The university recognized the work of Associate Professors Wonhee Arndt and Eleonora Redaelli. 

Great Places Awards Honorable Mention to Architecture Professor Jenny Young

Making Places for People: 12 Questions Every Designer Should Ask explores social questions in environmental design.

Design Ducks Earn 5 Spots in 25 Ducks

Congratulations to 5 College of Design Ducks among 25 Ducks honored by the Daily Emerald for leadership, innovation, and passion. Read about Renee Dobre from architecture and PPPM students Zoe Light, Rosemarie Oakman, Yomaira Janet Tarula-Aranda, and Preslee Thorne.

Architecture Alumnus Nate McCoy to Speak at College of Design Commencement

The executive director of the Oregon chapter of the National Association of Minority Contractors remembers the UO fondly.

College of Design Congratulates 12 Faculty on Tenure and Promotion

The UO promoted or granted tenure to 76 faculty members, including 12 from the College of Design. Congratulations to all!

College of Design at TEDxUOregon: 3D Printing and Bite-Sized Rhetoric

PPPM Associate Professor Renée Irvin and architecture student Renee Dobre presented at the event.

Call for Applications: Justice and Equity Design Initiative Faculty Writing Retreat

The College of Design will host a writing retreat for self-identified underrepresented faculty of color and allies.   

ESBL wins $250,000 Wood Innovation Grant from U.S. Forest Service

With the grant, the Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory will collect mass-timber acoustic data through a new testing facility.

College of Design Faculty Tackle Affordable Housing Crisis in Oregon

Through the Better Housing Together coalition and in classrooms, SAE and PPPM faculty are working to increase affordable housing options.

SAE Student Team Wins AIA COTE Award

AIA recognizes the trio’s project on architecture, public health, and the mosquito epidemic.

Gift Endows New Chair in Urban Design

The $3.5 million gift will create new endowed chairs at the College of Design and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Silver Falls State Park as Your Classroom

The 2019 Northwest Preservation Field School partners with Oregon’s largest state park.