Department of Interior Architecture News

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Winners of Inaugural Tinker Hatfield Award for Innovation Announced Primary tabs

The new award program will fund projects in the College of Design beginning in 2019 with research into Portland’s Albina neighborhood and design for healthy aging.

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The Great Indoors: Interior Ecology Under the Looking Glass

The BioBE Center in the School of Architecture & Environment joins scientists and designers to investigate the microbiome of the built environment.

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Groundbreaking Study from High Performance Environments Lab Shows Importance of Workplace Comfort

Buildings designed to prioritize health of occupants create a world of difference.

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Architecture Professor Kevin Nute Wins 2018 Book Award for Architecture

"Naturally Animated Architecture" recognized by the 2018 Digital Book World awards.

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Interior Architecture & Architecture Students Shape Campus Capital Projects

Students from the College of Design get hands-on experience with the UO Housing Capital Construction office.

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Science Museum’s New Exhibit Explores the Art of Resilience

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History exhibit highlights designs by students and faculty in the School of Architecture & Environment.

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Lives of Service

Several veterans walk the halls of the College of Design, as students, faculty, and staff.

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Historic Preservation students help restore Cottrell House

Graduate students in the Historic Preservaton program had an immersive five-day restoration experience at notable Portland home.

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Designing for the Most Dangerous Animal: The Mosquito

UO Portland Architecture hosted the Protective Atmospheres Workshop, gathering scientists, public health specialists, designers, and artists to tackle mosquito-borne diseases.

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Let There Be Light: UO Study Shows Sunshine Kills Indoor Bacteria

A Biology and the Built Environment Center study finds that sunlight exposure helps prevent bacteria from reproducing.

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Urban Architecture Research Lab Hosts 10th Annual Conference

The Portland Urban Architecture Research Laboratory is celebrating its 10th Anniversary Conference with a weeklong event. 

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Keeping Portland Green—Institute for Health in the Built Environment Helps Launch Sustainable Building Week

IHBE to highlight College of Design student and faculty work at inaugural green building event in Portland.

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College of Design Welcomes New Faculty

The College of Design is welcoming several new faculty members across the college.

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Blueprint for a New Life

Michael Fifield’s tiny house is part of the new Emerald Village Eugene.

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School of Architecture & Environment Prof Leads Occupant Comfort Study

A three-year occupancy study by UO Architecture Professor Ihab Elzeyadi for Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed North America shows that using a systems-based approach can have a stronger impact on a building’s ability to optimize employee comfort.

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