Department of Landscape Architecture News

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.

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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.

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College of Design Announces Inaugural Oregon | Places Prize Winner

In partnership with Places Journal, the college chose Assistant Professor Sara Jensen Carr and her proposal ‘Water is Wealth’ for the award.

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Floating Over Eugene Pioneer Cemetery

Landscape Architecture Department Head Roxi Thoren discusses the retro concept of elevated buildings, including above the Eugene Pioneer Cemetery

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Design for Spatial Justice Faculty Fellows Join School of Architecture & Environment

SAE fellows from around the world begin their teaching and research in Eugene and Portland.

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Adapting to Wildfires in the Age of Climate Change

SAE Professor Bart Johnson leads team aiming to understand how social networks of stakeholders collaborate to manage wildfire risk.

Books by Design

The College of Design faculty book series continues this November.

Rendering of Holocaust Memorial Center in Kiev

Remembering through Landform Architecture

PhD student and architect Iryna Volynets melds landscape and structure to create geopolitical memorials.

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On Power and Place: A Call for Proposals

The College of Design seeks proposals for the inaugural Oregon | Places Prize to support public scholarship.

Set SAIL: SAE & Product Design Host Summer Program for High School Students

Faculty donate time and talent teaching sessions on architecture, landscape architecture, product design, urban farming, and more.

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Trustee Excellence Fund Awards Grant to Landscape for Humanity

The School of Architecture & Enivornment-sponsored program received $30,000 for a forest project with Opportunity Village Eugene.

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Architecture Alumnus Nate McCoy to Speak at College of Design Commencement

The executive director of the Oregon chapter of the National Association of Minority Contractors remembers the UO fondly.

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College of Design Congratulates 12 Faculty on Tenure and Promotion

The UO promoted or granted tenure to 76 faculty members, including 12 from the College of Design. Congratulations to all!

Oregon Coast

Call for Applications: Justice and Equity Design Initiative Faculty Writing Retreat

The College of Design will host a writing retreat for self-identified underrepresented faculty of color and allies.   

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