Department of Architecture News

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 

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.

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.

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.

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).

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. 

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

A&AA student research wide-ranging at Graduate Research Forum

Architecture students Annie Chiang, Ryan Dirks, Lindsay Rasmussen, Eric Schmidt, and Ashly Tuffo won the poster competition at the recent Graduate Student Research Forum for their project, "An Energy Analysis of The Stellar Apartments."  

Wayfinding project aims to help coast communities after tsunami

A project combining input from architecture professionals and students, Oregon Coast community members, and state emergency management experts is helping design signage improvements and alternative strategies for wayfinding in the event of a tsunami on the Oregon Coast.

Pattern Language conference in Austria has roots at UO in Portland

Department of Architecture Professor Hajo Neis, director of the Department of Architecture at UO in Portland and director of the Portland Urban Architecture Research Laboratory (PUARL), has announced a collaboration between PUARL and Pursuit of Pattern Languages and Societal Change (PURPLSOC) to

UO student team honored in Urban Land Institute competition

Architecture students Roxanne Robles, Gilberto Villalobos, and Omar Hason, landscape architecture student Andrew Jepson-Sullivan, and PPPM students Nestor Guevara and Evelyn Perdomo received an honorable mention in the 2015 Hines/Urban Land Institute design competition for their project titled "

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