Department of Landscape Architecture News

aerial view of farmland

New Book by Roxi Thoren Featured in Landscape Architecture Magazine

In Farmscape, the professor of landscape architecture and her co-author Phoebe Lickwar investigate agriculture as a design practice.

watercolor illustration of the College of Design

College of Design Congratulates Seven Faculty on Tenure and Promotion

The UO promoted or granted tenure to 101 faculty members, including seven from the College of Design.

portrait of Nancy Chengt

Architecture Department Head Nancy Cheng on Teaching During COVID-19

Around the O talks to the associate professor of architecture about department planning, supporting the community, and chocolate cake.

Harper Keeler standing in the Urban Farm garden

Urban Farm Crops Go to Student Food Pantry

Landscape Architecture Senior Instructor and Urban Farm Director Harper Keeler enlists pro-tem instructors to keep running farm while students are away.

Biker in an urban setting

Urbanism Next to address COVID-19 at interactive virtual forum

The third annual national conference will run as an online forum slated for May 14.

 

Topographical map of Mount Pisgah

Landscape Architecture Students Tackle Mount Pisgah

Through his studio course, Professor Bart Johnson guides students in finding solutions to protect the beloved Eugene hiking area.

DesignIntelligence cover

DesignIntelligence Surveys

For the past 20 years, DesignIntelligence has conducted its annual survey of architecture and design schools. The survey asks hiring professionals, current students, and recent alumni to provide their perspective on the strengths of U.S. architecture and design programs.

Architecture rendering of community center

From Hip-Hop Architecture to the Plains of Nepal

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

susan Dolan doing work with the National Park Service

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.

The Dee Wright Observatory in the Willamette National Forest outside Bend

Oregon: The Low-Key Utopia

Architecture Assistant Professor Justin Fowler reflects on the pros and cons of the state’s quietly progressive approach to design in The Architect’s Newspaper.

People walking in front of a city bus

Navigating New Mobility in Eugene, Gresham, and Beyond

The Urbanism Next Center published the new report on how city leaders and public agencies can approach complex issues.

town of Silverton, Oregon

Landscape Architecture Professor to Lead Small-City Climate Action Design Course

Professor Yekang Ko will be teaching the new course Design for Climate Action with SCI Small City partner Silverton. 

forest fire

Four College of Design Research Teams Make it Rain with Research and Innovation Grants

The interdisciplinary research teams will investigate forest fires and resilience, sustainable transportation, and resilient housing.

Basking shark

The Shark, the Filter, and the Partnership

Architecture alumna Julia May and graduate student Alex Balog look to the basking shark for solutions to public health, environmental, and economic issues.

clear marble reflecting landscape

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.

Pages