Department of Architecture News

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Lives of Service

Several veterans walk the halls of the College of Design, as students, faculty, and staff.

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Historic Preservation students help restore Cottrell House

Graduate students in the Historic Preservaton program had an immersive five-day restoration experience at notable Portland home.

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Designing for the Most Dangerous Animal: The Mosquito

UO Portland Architecture hosted the Protective Atmospheres Workshop, gathering scientists, public health specialists, designers, and artists to tackle mosquito-borne diseases.

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Let There Be Light: UO Study Shows Sunshine Kills Indoor Bacteria

A Biology and the Built Environment Center study finds that sunlight exposure helps prevent bacteria from reproducing.

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Urban Architecture Research Lab Hosts 10th Annual Conference

The Portland Urban Architecture Research Laboratory is celebrating its 10th Anniversary Conference with a weeklong event. 

Sustainable Building Week

Keeping Portland Green—Institute for Health in the Built Environment Helps Launch Sustainable Building Week

IHBE to highlight College of Design student and faculty work at inaugural green building event in Portland.

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College of Design Welcomes New Faculty

The College of Design is welcoming several new faculty members across the college.

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Blueprint for a New Life

Michael Fifield’s tiny house is part of the new Emerald Village Eugene.

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School of Architecture & Environment Prof Leads Occupant Comfort Study

A three-year occupancy study by UO Architecture Professor Ihab Elzeyadi for Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed North America shows that using a systems-based approach can have a stronger impact on a building’s ability to optimize employee comfort.

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UO's Urbanism Next Research Featured in DC Capitol Hill Briefing

UO architecture professor Nico Larco discussed emerging transportation technology at a briefing for lawmakers in Washington, D.C.

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New Diversity Fellow Announced

Dean of the College of Design, Christoph Lindner announced the College’s new Dean’s Fellow for Diversity.

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A Time to Celebrate

The College of Design celebrates its more than 600 graduates and first commencement ceremony under its new name.

Erin Moore

New Head of School of Architecture & Environment Announced

Erin Moore, AIA, Associate Professor of Architecture and Environmental Studies and Director of Graduate Studies for the Department of Architecture has been named the new Head of the School of Architecture & Environment, Dean Christoph Lindner announced on Tuesday.

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Nike Product Design Star Wilson Smith Receives College of Design’s Highest Honor, the Lawrence Medal

Wilson W. Smith III is being recognized with the Lawrence Medal and will be the speaker at the college’s commencement ceremony in June.

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UO ESBL & TallWood Design Institute Receive Funding for New Acoustics Lab

The Oregon Innovation Council awards UO more than $700K to build new acoustics testing lab in joint effort between UO and OSU.

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