College of Design News

Susan Dolan in a high lift trimming apple trees

National Park Service’s Susan Dolan Named 2020 Lawrence Medalist

The NPS Cultural Landscapes Program manager recieved a Bachelor and Master of Landscape Architecture at the College of Design.

Graduate student Liam Maher looking at art at the MoMA in New York

A Portrait of the Art Historian as a Young Man

History of Art and Architecture graduate student Liam Maher rewrites the traditional narrative of Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica.

professor Kiersten Muenchinger with a student at Tirana Design Week with her presentation and other scholars

Product Design Associate Professor Wins Fulbright to Albania

Kiersten Muenchinger spent two weeks presenting and hosting workshops at Tirana Design Week.

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From Hip-Hop Architecture to the Plains of Nepal

The second term of the Design for Spatial Justice Initiative welcomes two new faculty.

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UO Housing Experts Say the American Era of Single-Family Homes Should Come to an End

PPPM’s Rebecca Lewis and Robert Parker present research showing the environmental and social impacts of suburban sprawl.

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Four College of Design Research Teams Make it Rain with Research and Innovation Grants

The interdisciplinary research teams will investigate forest fires and resilience, sustainable transportation, and resilient housing.

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Design for Health: Student Projects Explore the Unseen

Architecture students in Portland partnered with architecture firms to explore design challenges related to human and planetary health.

Oregon State Capitol building

Oregon Senate Confirms Gerardo Francisco Sandoval as Land Conservation and Development Commissioner

The PPPM professor will represent the Willamette Valley through 2023.

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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.

Dan Strauss with three constituents

PPPM Alum Wins Seattle City Council Seat

Dan Strauss says he will apply what he learned at PPPM about public policy, planning, and economics to shape Seattle.

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Student Spotlight: Xander Cuizon Tice

The Product Design undergraduate discusses studying abroad, academic challenges he’s tackling, and his love of designing, repairing, and upcycling outdoor gear.

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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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Tinker Hatfield Wins 2019 National Design Award for Product Design

The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum recognizes the architecture alum for his disruptive and innovative career designing footwear.

Rendering of Koshi Tappu Campus

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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