School of Architecture & Environment News

UO architecture professor: Changes to building codes involve risk

A UO architecture professor weighed in on the National Association of Home Builders’ stance on building codes in a July 6 BloombergView feature story, “Inside the Lobby Aga

Oregon’s fossil fuel transport the focus of UO studio

In early June, eleven cars from a 96-car Union Pacific oil train jumped the tracks and derailed in the Columbia River Gorge near Mosier, Oregon.

Three UO architecture alumni, one instructor earn prestigious ‘Fellow’ distinction from national organization

Three alumni from the UO Department of Architecture and one adjunct faculty member have earned the highest professional honor granted by the prestigious American Institute of Architects (AIA). 

Bart Johnson selected for 2016-17 Fund for Faculty Excellence award

Bart Johnson, head and professor of landscape architecture, is one of fifteen UO faculty chosen for a 2016-17 Fund for Faculty Excellence award.

Christoph Lindner shares his views on research, international study, and teaching

Christoph Lindner, professor of media and culture at the University of Amsterdam, will join UO as the new A&AA dean beginning August 15.

UO to work with City of Albany in 2016-17 in partnership with the Sustainable Cities Year Program

The University of Oregon’s Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) will be working once again in the Willamette Valley, this time in partnership with the City of Albany.

Launching UO's first Design Build project was just the beginning of sustainable career

During his youth, Gunnar Hubbard, FAIA, MArch ’92, lived in central Vermont in a log cabin built by hand by his family, who spent summers constructing the home.

“We peeled every log ourselves,” says Hubbard.

OregonBILDS shows off its third student design-build house July 23-31 during the Lane County Tour of Homes

UO architecture students could have ‘etymology’ to their lesson plan during the recent excavation for a house they are building in west Eugene.

UO student Casey Howard wins premier national award for landscape architecture students—recognition as Olmsted Scholar

Casey Howard had no hint when she enrolled as a landscape architecture major that she’d wind up on a student team that would defeat professional firm entries in a national competition. Or that the contest would lead her to form a business, learn about patents, and build prototypes.

Architecture alumnus wins global public interest design award for work in Congo Basin

Imagine building a school where all the construction materials must fit on a bicycle.  Imagine building without conventional lumber, concrete, or power tools — or, for that matter, no skilled labor, electric service, or running water.

Oregon Quarterly video features SCYP Redmond

Oregon Quarterly highlights the UO’s Sustainable Cities Year Program in Redmond in the magazine’s latest issue.

Undergraduate Symposium presenters May 20 include seven from A&AA

The Sixth Annual Undergraduate Symposium will take place Friday, May 20, in the Global Scholars Hall on the UO campus.

A&AA students presenting their work include:

UO in Portland School of Architecture and Allied Arts announces June 2 Open House for design, architecture

An exhibition of art and design work by graduating students in the University of Oregon in Portland School of Architecture and Allied Arts will take place from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, June 2, during the annual Open House at the White Stag Block, 70 NW Couch Street.

New Dean Selected for the School of Architecture and Allied Arts

Scott Coltrane, provost and senior vice president, announced today that the next dean of the University of Ore

Student sustainable design projects win Top Ten national honors in AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)

A Portland building with zero net energy consumption and water waste along with a neighborhood restoration project in North Minneapolis are the two University of Oregon student designs selected in a national competition led by the American Institute of Architects’ Committee on the Environment (A

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