Historic Preservation Program News

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Supporting a Sea Change in Architecture

Design practitioners share why they give to the Design for Spatial Justice Initiative.

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College of Design, College of Arts and Sciences, and Partners launch Just Futures Institute

The Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute for Racial and Climate Justice was made possible by a historic $4.52 million grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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Two College of Design Professors Receive 2020-21 Faculty Excellence Awards

The UO recognized Professor of Art Ron Jude and Landscape Architecture Department Head and Professor Roxi Thoren.

 

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Architectural Record Highlights Design for Spatial Justice Initiative for Equity Efforts

The design magazine talks to Erin Moore about how the architecture school is leading in social justice education innovation.

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Mass Timber and Healthcare Construction

New study by the Institute for Health in the Built Environment indicates that more use of wood in building medical facilities could help slow disease spread.

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Otto Poticha Wins 2020 AIA Oregon President’s Award

The architecture professor of practice has been teaching at the College of Design for a half-century.

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Fall Term Brings Renewed Commitment: Message from the Dean

Interim Dean Laura Vandeburgh welcomes back the College of Design community.

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Welcome New Faculty!

Introducing new faculty and new visiting faculty starting fall 2020.

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One Year Later: College of Design’s Faculty of Color and Allies Writing Retreat

College of Design faculty who attended the 2019 writing retreat reflect on the experience and how it shaped their scholarship.

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Design for Spatial Justice Fellow Tackles Systemic Racism in Architecture

Architect, scholar, and activist Craig Wilkins asks for a moral reckoning in the field of architecture.

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A-Frame Revival

Princeton Architectural Press issues a second edition of Historic Preservation Assistant Professor Chad Randl’s seminal book.

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Bridging the Gap: Equity-Centered Design

Interior Architecture Associate Professor Kyu-ho Ahn inspires students to design for people of all abilities.

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From Hip-Hop Architecture to the Plains of Nepal

The second term of the Design for Spatial Justice Initiative welcomes two new faculty.

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National Park Service’s Susan Dolan Named 2020 Lawrence Medalist

The NPS Cultural Landscapes Program manager recieved a Bachelor and Master of Landscape Architecture at the College of Design.

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Shaping the Future of Architecture Education

More than 100 practitioners and academics sign the Portland Declaration, asking NAAB, the top accrediting board, to prioritize sustainability, climate action, and environmental stewardship.

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