Department of Architecture News

Gilman Scholars: 5 of 11 are A&AA students

Five of the 11 University of Oregon students awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to fund their summer 2015 study abroad programs are students in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts.

Centennial: 2010s look forward to new A&AA home

A&AA is wrapping up its 100th anniversary this month after a full year of events, exhibitions, and celebrations. The school is now embarking on a capital campaign to imagine the future of art and design education and facilities for the next 100 years.

Centennial: 2000s expand to White Stag Block

In fall 2008, the University of Oregon completed its move into the White Stag Block (WSB), a refurbished facility that merges parts of three historic buildings in downtown Portland.

BILDS wraps up design-build residence

Oregon students are nearing completion of the second student-designed and -built house that will be for sale and featured in the 2015 Lane County Tour of Homes.

Architecture students win 2 of 10 awards in national competition

Thesis projects by two UO students have won two of ten awards possible in the American Institute of Architects’ inaugural “

UO design students win awards in Lyceum Foundation competition

UO architecture undergraduate Jiawei (Vincent) Mai is first-prize winner of the Lyceum Competition travel grant for his entry in this year’s competition sponsored by the Lyceum Fellowship.

Architecture alumnus wins $240,000 Angel Oregon startup award

Miloš Jovanović, BArch ’01, CEO and founder of SpaceView Inc., is the $240,000 winner in this year’s Angel Oregon 

Reynolds helped guide region’s energy legacy

John Reynolds is well known in architecture circles for his passion and expertise creating sustainable energy-efficient buildings and living spaces.

Sustainable City Year Program to partner with City of Redmond

The Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) is moving to Central Oregon, selecting Redmond for the 2015-16 academic year.

Centennial: 1990s consolidates spaces

In the fall of 1987, the Oregon Legislature approved $8.03 million for a long-awaited “Architecture and Allied Arts Addition and Alteration” project at UO.

Tickets on sale for sustainability symposium

Tickets are now on sale for the inaugural John Reynolds Sustainability Symposium at the UO campus in Eugene on Sunday, May 17.

Miller Hull gift supports students

The Seattle-based Miller Hull Partnership, one of the nation’s leading design firms, demonstrates its commitment to student success in more ways than one. 

Kiara Galicinao named 2015 Hatfield Architectural Scholar

Kiara K. Galicinao, a third-year undergraduate in the Department of Architecture, is this year’s Hatfield Architectural Scholar, presented by the Architectural Foundation of Oregon (afo).

Architecture studio remembers Chinese exclusion

For many, immigration to the United States is symbolized by Ellis Island and its welcoming of the poor and oppressed from the Old World. While the story of European migration to the U.S. is well known, however, the experience of many Asian Americans is not.  

Yost Grube Hall begins design on environmental center project

Two A&AA alumni—Scott Brown (IIDA, LEED AP, BIArch ’93) and John Medvec (AIA, LEED AP, MArch ’90), of Yost Grube Hall Architecture—are on the team for a site restoration project at

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