Associate Professor Mark L. Gillem, PhD, FAIA, AICP, recently received a national-level design award for the Installation Development Plan at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida from the American Planning Association's Federal Planning Division.
UO architecture graduate student Grace Aaraj was the People’s Choice winner in the Three Minute Thesis State Championships in May, where doctoral and master’s students were challenged to present their thesis topic in three minutes using one slide.
Three UO architecture undergraduates won four team awards in the Royal Society of Arts U.S. awards in April, with one of the three also winning a three-month summer internship with a noted global architecture firm.
Daniel Toole will be paid $4,000 to backpack through Finland, Sweden, and Norway this summer. Baha Sadreddin’s travels through Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, and Denmark this summer will also be covered by a $4,000 check.
Transforming a 100-year-old museum with 21st-century technology. Designing a hospital people actually want to visit. Creating space for scientists to discover the next breakthrough. Building projects in eighteen states from one Los Angeles office.
Asked what Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School project he’s most proud of since the annual projects began twenty years ago, Associate Professor Emeritus and Field School Founding Director Don Peting defers. “That's a Sophie's Choice question,” he says.
Experimentation in teaching is not new in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts. From the noncompetitive, nongraded studio courses in architecture initiated at the school’s founding to experiments with new media and motion graphics leading to national leadership in digital arts, to pioneer