Department of Architecture News

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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.

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Silver Falls State Park as Your Classroom

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

Urbanism Next to Host Second National Conference in Portland

Participants from academia, architecture, government, and more will discuss how cities can prepare for emerging technologies.

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Metalwork as Muse

Interior Architecture students use objects from the Margo Grant Walsh Collection as inspiration to design and build pieces of furniture. 

Outside House in Maui

Inside Out

Architect Erin Moore reflects on prioritizing the land with her experimental 'Outside House' in Maui, Hawaii.

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DesignIntelligence Surveys Due May 31

For the past 19 years, DesignIntelligence has conducted its annual survey of architecture and design schools. The survey asks hiring professionals, current students, and recent alumni to provide their perspective on the strengths of U.S. architecture and design programs.

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Inclusion by Design

The new Design for Spatial Justice fellowship initiative will bring six new faculty to the School of Architecture & Environment to focus on access and equity.

laura Vandenburgh

Vandenburgh Named Interim Dean of College of Design

Vandenburgh, who leads the School of Art + Design, begins July 1.

Dean Christoph Lindner

Dean Christoph Lindner to Step Down in August

Lindner has accepted a position as dean of the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment at University College London.

Professor Alison Kwok

Architecture Professor Alison Kwok Elevated to AIA Fellow

Pioneer of Sustainable Design and Architecture Education Joins the AIA’s College of Fellows.

Liska Chan

Women’s History Month: Liska Chan

The Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture is highlighted in Around the O's "Making History, Changing Lives" series.

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Winners of Inaugural Tinker Hatfield Award for Innovation Announced

The new award program will fund projects in the College of Design beginning in 2019 with research into Portland’s Albina neighborhood and design for healthy aging.

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The Great Indoors: Interior Ecology Under the Looking Glass

The BioBE Center in the School of Architecture & Environment joins scientists and designers to investigate the microbiome of the built environment.

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Groundbreaking Study from High Performance Environments Lab Shows Importance of Workplace Comfort

Buildings designed to prioritize health of occupants create a world of difference.

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Architecture Professor Kevin Nute Wins 2018 Book Award for Architecture

"Naturally Animated Architecture" recognized by the 2018 Digital Book World awards.

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