School of Architecture & Environment News

Albers exhibit debuts rare work and innovative panel system

A recent exhibit in the Wallace and Grace Hayden Gallery was notable not just for the artwork itself—folio pages from a rare design book by color master Josef Albers—but also for the framework that displayed the art.

UN invites Architecture professor to help shape 'rights of nature'

Erin Moore makes a regular practice of melding architectural design with science. She has taught architecture classes at UO in collaboration with a chemist and a wood scientist.

ASLA Oregon honors Landscape Architecture department

Several A&AA scholars, alumni, and friends were recognized recently with Oregon Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects’ inaugural Honor Awards.

Landscape architecture student team adds fifth prize to project tally

A team of UO landscape architecture students won the People’s Choice award in the 2016 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, along with a separate $10,000 cash prize, for their project “Living Filtration System.” The People’s Choice award included $3,000 plus software valued at another $3,000.

Van Den Wymelenberg research aims to meld green, healthy building technologies

Two UO professors are helping to organize an inaugural gathering to develop a healthy-building certification process similar to LEED, which advocates for green-building programs.

Nominations for 2017 McMath Preservation Award due Nov. 14

Nominations are due Monday, November 14, to nominate an individual, organization, company, or agency for the 2017 George McMath Historic Preservation Award.

UO launches sustainability partnership with City of Albany

A&AA Dean Christoph Lindner moved from The Netherlands to Eugene in summer 2016 partly due to a program established at the UO. 

UO’s Randy Gragg spotlights Portland architecture in ‘State of Wonder’

The University of Oregon in Portland’s Randy Gragg is collaborating with Oregon Public Broadcasting’s show ‘State of Wonder’ for a year-long look at Portland architecture.

Historic preservation students eager to engage with Portland

History may be a common link among the 2018 class of UO Historic Preservation Program graduate students, but many also share an interest in public service, global travel, and literally digging into projects.

Gift from alumnus to transform A&AA’s architecture program

An estimated $5 million real estate pledge from architect Jim Rothwell, BArch ’80, and his wife, Mary

Student design-build project wins statewide innovation honors

A house built by University of Oregon students has won the 2016 Golden Key Award for Most Innovative Homeownership project in the state, an honor presented by the Oregon Opportunity Network.

A&AA architecture alumni put sustainability first in design for Yellowstone

A project at Yellowstone National Park designed and managed by A&AA alumni at Hennebery Eddy Architects will expand the park’s green footprint while encouraging kids to explore the outdoors.

Architecture professor teams up with manufacturer to assess building performance

Saint-Gobain, a manufacturer of sustainable building products, is partnering with Associate Professor Ihab Elzeyadi, who directs the UO’s HiPE lab, to assess the impact of building design on occupant experience, measuring factors such as ind

Winning design combines art, sustainable power generation

Competing against professional design firms, a UO student team placed second in the international Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) competition to design a civic artwork that also generates carbon-free electricity and water.

A&AA lands top talent across disciplines

A&AA welcomes these new tenure-track faculty members for the 2016–17 academic year.

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