College of Design News

Designer Justin Allen

Visiting Professor Brings Global Perspective to Interior Architecture Courses

Berlin-based architect and designer Justin Allen, visiting Stott Professor, will share his comprehensive design approach with students in a new Interior Architecture seminar and studio this spring. 

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Visual Magic—New Show at Schnitzer Museum Reflects College of Design’s Lasting Influence on Oregon Art

The JSMA’s enormous new exhibition has deep ties to the College of Design, including its curation.

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Product Design Students and Oregon Inmates Team Up for Prison Blues Apparel

For the Department of Product Design’s second project with Oregon Corrections Enterprises, students and inmates collaborate on the Community Clothing Project.

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Winners of Inaugural Tinker Hatfield Award for Innovation Announced

The new award program will fund projects in the College of Design beginning in 2019 with research into Portland’s Albina neighborhood and design for healthy aging.

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The Great Indoors: Interior Ecology Under the Looking Glass

The BioBE Center in the School of Architecture & Environment joins scientists and designers to investigate the microbiome of the built environment.

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Groundbreaking Study from High Performance Environments Lab Shows Importance of Workplace Comfort

Buildings designed to prioritize health of occupants create a world of difference.

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Fits Like A Glove

Sports Product Design graduate students are fine-tuning the garment for athletes.

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Planning Students Team Up with City Officials, Get Hands-on Training in the Real World

Students present city collaborations on bikeshares, e-scooters, community events and placemaking.

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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Graduate Student Curates Show at JSMA on Cubist Artist Fernand Léger

The exhibit "Fernand Léger's Cirque and the Livre D'Artiste" examines the collaboration between artist and publisher.

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Architecture Professor Kevin Nute Wins 2018 Book Award for Architecture

"Naturally Animated Architecture" recognized by the 2018 Digital Book World awards.

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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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New Pop-Up in Lawrence Hall Encourages Cross-Disciplinary Exploration

New Lawrence Hall experimental pop-up space in use for team projects to cross disciplinary boundaries and explore issues of diversity

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A Watershed Moment for Art + Design

The School of Art + Design to host 510 Oak grand opening at the Dec. 7 First Friday ArtWalk

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The Gift of Art

Arts alumnus Joe Fischer endows $300,000 to the Department of Art and the Department of the History of Art and Architecture.

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