Historic Preservation Program News

Restore Oregon Names Historic Preservation Student Nicole Possert Executive Director

The historic preservation nonprofit chose Possert for her leadership experience, advocacy, and engagement with underserved communities.

'(Re)Building Cornerstones' Challenges Students to Unlearn Racist Design Practices

Kayin Talton Davis, Cleo Davis, and Craig Wilkins teach Portland architecture studio series tackling racist policies and design practices

Philosopher, Environmental Activist, Cultural Critic—Get to Know the New College of Design Dean

Oregon Quarterly features Dean Adrian Parr in 'Adrian Parr: An Explorer by Design,' a profile that follows her journey from the forests of Sydney to the forests of Eugene.

The School of Architecture & Environment Welcomes Michael Zaretsky as New Department of Architecture Head

Coming from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington, Zaretsky discusses his commitment to sustainability, social justice, and public interest design in architecture.

Supporting a Sea Change in Architecture

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

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.

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.

 

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.

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.

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.

Fall Term Brings Renewed Commitment: Message from the Dean

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

Welcome New Faculty!

Introducing new faculty and new visiting faculty starting fall 2020.

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.

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.

A-Frame Revival

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