Department of Landscape Architecture News

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Landscape Architecture Students Clean Up in EPA Design Competition

The office of Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley notified the UO that Landscape Architecture students won a sustainable design award from the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Science Museum’s New Exhibit Explores the Art of Resilience

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History exhibit highlights designs by students and faculty in the School of Architecture & Environment.

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Lives of Service

Several veterans walk the halls of the College of Design, as students, faculty, and staff.

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Overlook Field School Exhibits Tools in Philly

Students present work from the Overlook Field School at Gallery Land Collective and attend the American Society of Landscape Architects conference in Philadelphia.

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Urban Architecture Research Lab Hosts 10th Annual Conference

The Portland Urban Architecture Research Laboratory is celebrating its 10th Anniversary Conference with a weeklong event. 

Yekang Ko

Conflict of Greens: Helping Cities Coexist with Natural Landscapes

As cities cut their use of fossil fuels, Yekang Ko looks for solutions to clean-energy conflicts.

Gerardo Sandoval

New Diversity Fellow Announced

Dean of the College of Design, Christoph Lindner announced the College’s new Dean’s Fellow for Diversity.

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A Time to Celebrate

The College of Design celebrates its more than 600 graduates and first commencement ceremony under its new name.

Megan Little

Senior Send-Off: Megan Little, Landscape Architecture

There’s nothing small about Megan Little’s dreams after graduation. Little, who will earn her bachelor of landscape architecture (BLA) degree, has already accepted a job offer as a landscape designer at a firm thousands of miles away in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Erin Moore

New Head of School of Architecture & Environment Announced

Erin Moore, AIA, Associate Professor of Architecture and Environmental Studies and Director of Graduate Studies for the Department of Architecture has been named the new Head of the School of Architecture & Environment, Dean Christoph Lindner announced on Tuesday.

Alexis Griffin as viewed through her kaleidoscope

Landscape Architecture Alumna Launches Large-Scale Plans

Growing up on a 14-acre ranch outside rural Woodburn, Oregon, gave Alexis Griffin (BLA ’18) a hands-on head start toward becoming a landscape architect.

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DesignIntelligence Surveys Due June 8

For the past 18 years, DesignIntelligence has conducted their 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.

Liska Chan

Chan named new Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Associate Professor Liska Chan has accepted a three-year appointment as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs effective August 1, Dean Christoph Lindner announced April 26.

The Shire and Multnomah Falls

Legacy of a View: The Secret Story of the Shire

Oregon Field Guide recently did a stunning piece on “The Shire,” a unique, 75-acre work of landscape design in the Columbia River Gorge, and the legacy of its architect John Yeon.

Tiny houses under construction in August in Emerald Village.

Raising tiny homes takes a village—of designers

Several architects associated with the UO College of Design contribute their creative skills, labor and materials to build a collective of tiny houses for homeless Eugene residents.

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