Department of Architecture News

Thoren’s new book among top 10 in 2014

Climate change, population shifts, and many other factors have changed the demands we place on landscape designs.

Visiting designer offers unique focus on materials

Gabriel Tan is the 2015 Julie Neupert Stott Visiting Professor for the UO School of Architecture and Allied Arts.

Architectural Record recognizes Tim Keil, ’99, of Studio Ma

Architecture and design firm Studio Ma, whose principals include Tim Keil, ’99, was recently selected by Architectural Record for its annual Design Vanguard issue "showcasing emerging firms from around the world that are expanding the role of th

Nute interview to be broadcast in January

Professor of Architecture Kevin Nute will appearing on the Channel 29 TV program UO Today early in the new year in a half-hour interview about his research and most recent book,

Gast featured on Ukraine TV, YouTube

The Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) recently produced a documentary interview with UO architecture Associate Professor Gerry Gast that reviews the progress of the new UCU campus and its design concepts, which Gast and his students helped bri

Tice presents ‘Mapping Rome’ research at National Gallery

Professor James Tice presented a paper related to his current research, the GIS Forma Urbis Romae Project, at a conference dedicated to the digital humanities in Washington, D.C., at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts rec

New eBook shows how to bring animation of weather indoors

Professor of Architecture Kevin Nute's new video-animated ebook, Vital: Using the Weather to Bring Buildings and Sustainability to Life, culminates nearly a decade’s work.

A&AA alumni team places third in design competition

Three 2014 architecture graduates from the School of Architecture and Allied Arts placed third recently in an international contest, the ArchTriumph Mexico City Design Competition.

Students create fantasy space in ‘evil villain’ studio

Assigning a unique design problem to his intermediate design students as a way to eliminate design constraints, Associate Professor Stephen Duff asked them to design a secret lair for villainous clients, from Hannibal Lector to Jordan Belfort. Every iconic villain is defined by three characteris

UO architecture ranked first in the nation for sustainable design education

The University of Oregon’s architecture program is No. 1 in the nation for sustainable design education, says America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools 2015.

Cheng wins ACADIA award of excellence

The Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) has honored UO Associate Professor Nancy Yen-wen Cheng with the 2014 ACADIA Society Award of Excellence, which was presented

Facilities change with the times

As we mark the 100th anniversary year of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, each e-news will include a photograph of one of the school’s many memorable spaces through the decades since 1914.

Michael Graves in Portland October 9

Alessi teapots, Target clocks, Disney Dolphin Hotels, and the Washington Monument restoration—Michael Graves has influenced a generation of American design with a breadth few architects in history have matched.

Mobile tool shop for houseless debuts to public Saturday, September 13

The public is invited to the debut of a mobile tool shop for houseless people needing to make, repair or maintain housing, bicycles, and other personal items.

Student-built house on this year’s Tour of Homes through July 27

The first student-built house in the OregonBILDS (Building Integrated Livable Designs Sustainably) project is on the Home Builder’s Association of Lane County’s 2014 Tour of Homes through July 27.

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