Department of Landscape Architecture News

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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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Design for Spatial Justice Fellow Tackles Systemic Racism in Architecture

Architect, scholar, and activist Craig Wilkins asks for a moral reckoning in the field of architecture.

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Sustainable Architecture as Protest

Metropolis Magazine features Erin Moore’s ‘Pipeline Portal’ pavilions placed along the route of the proposed Pacific Connector Pipeline.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Yekang Ko Wins CELA Award for Research

The Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) has recognized Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture Yekang Ko with the Excellence in Research A

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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.

 

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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.

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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.

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