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A unique academic ecosystem, the College of Design comprises not only creative practitioners—artists, architects, and designers—but also social scientists, humanities scholars, engineers, economists, biologists, planners, and policy makers. Using diverse methods, we are engaging critical questions and tackling complex problems.

Deep and Diverse Questions of Environment

Check out some of our work on and with the environment.

 

Public Engagement is Central to Our Practices

Whether through cultural experiences, innovative problem solving, or shaping the built environment, our work directly impacts people. Our College is full of stories about having an impact in our communities.

Lawrence Hall drawing
Map Your Future

Whether creating in the studio, doing fieldwork and internships or studying objects at the museum, College of Design students are learning hands on and working directly with faculty.

Explore the College of Design to discover what makes our places, people, and programs so special.

Explore Design

Generating Innovation

See some of the diverse forms innovation takes in our work.

Social Connections


Events

Open Call for Student Artwork!
Oct21
Open Call for Student Artwork!Oct 21
Hiroto Kobayashi on Participatory Architecture
Oct21
Hiroto Kobayashi on Participatory ArchitectureOct 21
5:30 p.m.
Book Launch for HOPS: Historic Photographs of the Oregon Hopscape
Oct21
Book Launch for HOPS: Historic Photographs of the...Oct 21
6:00 p.m.
Department of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Simon Starling
Oct22
Department of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series:...Oct 22
10:00 a.m.
Fall Career Fair
Oct22
Fall Career FairOct 22
11:00 a.m.
Department of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series: John Mann
Oct29
Department of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series:...Oct 29
4:00 p.m.
School of Architecture and Environment Graduate Programs Virtual Information Session
Nov4
School of Architecture and Environment Graduate...Nov 4
10:00 a.m.
Department of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Jenna Sutela
Nov5
Department of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series:...Nov 5
10:00 a.m.
School of Architecture and Environment Undergraduate Programs Virtual Information Session
Nov9
School of Architecture and Environment...Nov 9
10:00 a.m.
Department of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Jess Perlitz
Nov12
Department of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series:...Nov 12
4:00 p.m.
Public Service and Non-profit Connect
Nov12
Public Service and Non-profit ConnectNov 12
4:00 p.m.
Virtual Networking Lunch and Learn: How I Got My (not just tech) Job in Tech
Nov17
Virtual Networking Lunch and Learn: How I Got My...Nov 17
12:00 p.m.
Department of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Caroline Woolard
Nov19
Department of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series:...Nov 19
12:00 p.m.
Health and Science Connect
Jan28
Health and Science ConnectJan 28
4:00 p.m.
Internship and Summer Job Expo
Feb10
Internship and Summer Job ExpoFeb 10
11:00 a.m.