Department of Landscape Architecture News

College of Design Helps Write the Handbook on Sustainable Cities and Landscapes

The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Cities and Landscapes in the Pacific Rim, a culmination of a multiyear collaboration project between numerous universities including faculty and staff from the University of Oregon's College of Design, was published on March 16, 2022. School of Planning, Public Policy, and Management (PPPM) associate professor Yizhao Yang led this initiative with Anne Taufen of the University of Washington as co-editors of this handbook.

Landscape for Humanity: Project-Based Education with a Compassionate Focus from the College of Design

Landscape for Humanity offers students a chance to broaden their design education with dynamic experiential learning projects while delivering on the initiative’s promise to be a positive force on the side of social and environmental justice.

Architecture Students Light Up Portland Winter Light Festival

University of Oregon Architecture students have taken over a corner of the White Stag Block for the Portland Winter Light Festival.

OregonBILDS: From the Ground Up

The SAE design studio and construction build recently completed four tiny homes for veterans.

Edward Mazria Has a Call to Action: Zero Carbon Now

In an essay for Architect Magazine, Mazria outlines how the industry must respond to climate change.

Five New 'Design for Spatial Justice' Fellows Join SAE

The School of Architecture & Environment is excited to welcome Sami Chohan, Robert Clarke, Elisandra Garcia, Junichi Satoh, and Jean Yang

Field School Explores Wildfire Recovery Through Art in Nature

A Q&A with David Buckley Borden on landscape and art, the Overlook Field School, and his new fall course, Environmental Communication Theory.

Bart Johnson on Three Key Wildfire Resiliency Strategies

The professor of landscape architecture co-authored an article for The Conversation about how communities can prepare for fires.

College of Design Joins National Partnership to Increase Faculty Diversity in Architecture, Planning, and Design

The College of Design and eight other schools and colleges are launching the Dean’s Equity and Inclusion Initiative.

A New Sustainability Debate—Bidet vs. Toilet Paper

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture Kory Russel speaks to 'Popular Science' about making a sustainable choice.

A Clean-Energy Call to Action for Landscape Architects

Landscape Architecture Associate Professor Yekang Ko and colleagues share how designers play a pivotal role in the clean energy transition.

On View in Venice: Reimagining the Built Environment, Water, and Ecological Holism

Dean Adrian Parr and Architecture Professor Erin Moore present exhibits at the European Cultural Centre’s biennial architecture exhibition.

UO Awards Funding to Interdisciplinary-Landscape Architecture Team for Volcanic Rock Research

Landscape Architecture Faculty Members Kory Russell, Jun Hak Lee, and collaborators from across the UO received funding for the project “Recycling greywater using volcanic rocks from the Pacific Northwest.”

'(Re)Building Cornerstones' Challenges Students to Unlearn Racist Design Practices

Kayin Talton Davis, Cleo Davis, and Craig Wilkins teach Portland architecture studio series tackling racist policies and design practices

Philosopher, Environmental Activist, Cultural Critic—Get to Know the New College of Design Dean

Oregon Quarterly features Dean Adrian Parr in 'Adrian Parr: An Explorer by Design,' a profile that follows her journey from the forests of Sydney to the forests of Eugene.