Department of Landscape Architecture News

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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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College of Design Celebrates New Dean Adrian Parr

The current dean at the University of Texas Arlington’s College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs and the UNESCO chair on water will join the college spring term.

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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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The City is the House

Led by Design for Spatial Justice Fellow Menna Agha, SAE students bring modular shelter to Eugene’s unhoused population.

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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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College of Design Awards Equity and Justice Student Organization Mini Grants

The college’s Equity and Inclusion Committee awards four grants to student projects examining equity and the impacts of COVID-19.

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Landscape Architecture's Bart Johnson on the Future of Oregon Wildfires

Johnson and his research team are exploring wildfire risk in the Willamette Valley foothills through 2057.

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Teaching Spatial and Conceptual Thinking in Architectural Design

Architecture Professor of Practice Jerolim Mladinov does a Q&A with Around the O.

 

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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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Fall Visiting Landscape Architecture Professor Creates Environmental Art in Harvard Forest

Artist and designer David Buckley Borden created ‘Hemlock Hospice’ to draw attention to climate change.

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Landscape Architecture Alumna Wins ASLA Award

The American Society of Landscape Architects recognized Deanna Lynn (MLA, ’20) for her research in designing for soil carbon sequestration.

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Remembering Edward Allen, 1997 Pietro Belluschi Distinguished Professor in Architectural Design

The AIA fellow passed away at the age of 81 due to complications with Parkinson’s disease.

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Good Morning America Highlights the College of Design’s COVID-19 Research

Architecture Professor Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg explains how testing buildings could be key to mitigating virus transmission.

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