Department of Architecture News

On View in Venice: Reimaging the Built Environment, Water, and Ecological Holism

Dean Adrian Parr and Architecture Professor Erin Moore present exhibits at the European Cultural Centre’s biennial architecture exhibition.

Johnpaul Jones’ Vancouver Land Bridge featured in the New York Times

The architecture alum’s collaboration with artist Maya Lin and the Confluence Project is at the heart of a new retrospective.

Restore Oregon Names Historic Preservation Student Nicole Possert Executive Director

The historic preservation nonprofit chose Possert for her leadership experience, advocacy, and engagement with underserved communities.

AFO Names Josymar Rodriguez 2021 Hatfield Scholar

The architecture graduate student was recognized for her commitment to designing for community in Portland and Venezuela.

Architecture Studio Makes History with First-Place Win at 2021 Solar Decathlon Design Competition

For the first time in the history of the U.S. Department of Energy’s design competition, an architecture school wins top prizes two years in a row.

'(Re)Building Cornerstones' Challenges Students to Unlearn Racist Design Practices

Kayin Talton Davis, Cleo Davis, and Craig Wilkins teach Portland architecture studio series tackling racist policies and design practices

Philosopher, Environmental Activist, Cultural Critic—Get to Know the New College of Design Dean

Oregon Quarterly features Dean Adrian Parr in 'Adrian Parr: An Explorer by Design,' a profile that follows her journey from the forests of Sydney to the forests of Eugene.

Siobhan Rockcastle Receives 2021 ARCC New Researcher Award

The Architectural Research Centers Consortium recognized the assistant professor of architecture for the impact and promise of her research.

Architecture Alumnus Johnpaul Jones Wins Tau Sigma Delta Gold Medal

The TSD Honor Society in Architecture and Allied Arts recognized Jones for his record of high distinction in design in the field of architecture.

Architecture Alumna Helps Angelenos Permit, Design, and Build Accessory Dwelling Units

Cultured magazine features the work of Architectural Designer Chazandra Kern and the Los Angeles nonprofit LA Más.

The School of Architecture & Environment Welcomes Michael Zaretsky as New Department of Architecture Head

Coming from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington, Zaretsky discusses his commitment to sustainability, social justice, and public interest design in architecture.

Dezeen Showcases Five SAE Student Projects on Environmental Justice and Inclusivity

Five architecture students present designs—ranging from a water research facility to an education hub in an underserved Portland neighborhood—for a sustainable urban design studio

Supporting a Sea Change in Architecture

Design practitioners share why they give to the Design for Spatial Justice Initiative.

Alison Kwok Named Distinguished Professor

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture recognized the most admired architecture professor for her innovative and inspiring teaching methods.

Mentorship in a Pandemic

With the launch of mentoring circles in SAE, students, alumni, and professionals are bridging the gap between current and future architects.