Department of Interior Architecture News

Journey to Un-Earth the Black Aesthetic

Visiting Assistant Professor of Architecture, Robert Clarke, is on a mission to unearth the buried history of the architectural style and history of the African American community while bringing novel ideas to the classroom.

Architects & Settlement Experts Provide Global Perspectives on Refugee Housing

The Adaptive Refugee Housing brought perspectives from Europe, the Middle East, and the United States to the University of Oregon for a panel discussion, a faculty and grad student seminar, and hands-on Adaptive Shelter Workshops.

Interior Architecture Program Shows-off at Upcoming New York City Furniture Show in May

Assistant Professor, Cory Olsen, has two furniture prototypes at a prestigious Manhatten event this May.

College of Design Helps Write the Handbook on Sustainable Cities and Landscapes

The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Cities and Landscapes in the Pacific Rim, a culmination of a multiyear collaboration project between numerous universities including faculty and staff from the University of Oregon's College of Design, was published on March 16, 2022. School of Planning, Public Policy, and Management (PPPM) associate professor Yizhao Yang led this initiative with Anne Taufen of the University of Washington as co-editors of this handbook.

Design for Spatial Justice Fellow Investigates The Black Aesthetic

Wilson W. Smith III Visiting Faculty Fellow in Design for Spatial Justice, Robert Clarke has a new lecture coming to Eugene that utilizes novel methodologies to investigate how one can interject black culture into architectural forms and motifs, how can we unearth a recognizable aesthetic that expresses lost histories, current histories, and cultural norms that is specific to African American Culture.

Anupam Satumane Receives NIKE Research PhD Fellowship

We interviewed Architecture Doctoral student Anupam Satumane about his research and landing a Nike Fellowship. Here's what he shared with us.

Studying Ventilation, Filtration, and Humidity's Impact on COVID-19

Architecture Professor Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg, along with his staff and doctoral students, study the affect different variables have on decreasing COVID-19's viral load.

Architecture Students Light Up Portland Winter Light Festival

University of Oregon Architecture students have taken over a corner of the White Stag Block for the Portland Winter Light Festival.

Architecture Professor Judith Sheine Wins 2022 Timber Education Prize with “Mass Timber Design Focus” Course

Architecture Professor Judith Sheine's class at the TallWood Design Institute – a collaboration between the UO's College of Design and OSU's Colleges of Forestry and Engineering – wins a 2022 Timber Education prize.

OregonBILDS: From the Ground Up

The SAE design studio and construction build recently completed four tiny homes for veterans.

Edward Mazria Has a Call to Action: Zero Carbon Now

In an essay for Architect Magazine, Mazria outlines how the industry must respond to climate change.

Five New 'Design for Spatial Justice' Fellows Join SAE

The School of Architecture & Environment is excited to welcome Sami Chohan, Robert Clarke, Elisandra Garcia, Junichi Satoh, and Jean Yang

Bart Johnson on Three Key Wildfire Resiliency Strategies

The professor of landscape architecture co-authored an article for The Conversation about how communities can prepare for fires.

Ihab Elzeyadi on Designing for Well-Being

The professor of architecture tells the Engineering News-Record that design choices for health need to be incorporated from the beginning.