College of Design News

Trish McCall's Exhibition Report Featured in ICMA Newsletter

Congratulations are in order for doctoral candidate in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture, Trish McCall, as her exhibition report on the treasury of Notre Dame was featured in the March edition of the International Center for Medieval Art's newsletter. McCall's feature begins on page 41 of the newsletter.

Finding Comfort in the Details

In the spring of 2023, Rigel Wakil, BArch '24, was talking with his classmate, a Student Ambassador named Honour Colby, about an exciting opportunity. Thanks to the Hart Howerton Fellowship, he earned an opportunity to explore and research traditional Japanese inns, Ryokans, on a planned research trip later that summer. Close to a year later, Wakil returned to the College of Design and presented his findings to the School of Architecture & Environment (SAE).

College of Design Faculty Member Awarded 2024 Guggenheim Fellowship

A faculty member in the College of Design was awarded a 2024 Guggenheim Fellowship on 4/11/24. Click to find out who!

2024 Lawrence Medalist Reflects on a Life of Design

Adrian Parr, Dean of the College of Design, will present the 2024 Ellis F. Lawrence Medal to Robert Arrigoni, BArch '61, on June 16 at 1 pm during the College of Design commencement ceremony at Matthew Knight Arena. The dean awards this honor each year to a distinguished alumnus or alumna with the help of a rigorous faculty nomination process. The recipient of the Lawrence Medal serves as the College of Design commencement speaker each year.

Cross-Laminated Timber Industry to Gain New Manufacturing Facility in Oregon's Mid-Willamette Valley

Timberlab, collaborator with leading academic research programs at Oregon State University, the University of Oregon, and the Tall Wood Design Institute and a leading national provider of holistic mass timber systems, announced its plans to construct and operate a state-of-the-art cross-laminated timber (CLT) manufacturing facility in Oregon's mid-Willamette region.

Larco and Knudson Write the Handbook on Sustainable Urban Design

The School of Architecture & Environment (SAE), and by extension the College of Design, has a storied history of innovation and expansive sustainability research that includes the design of buildings, interiors, landscapes, and communities.

Latest Oregon Quarterly Spotlights Two College of Design Faculty

Two College of Design faculty, the Department of History of Art and Architecture's Associate Professor Joyce Cheng and the School of Planning, Public Policy and Management's Associate Professor Dyana Mason, were asked who inspires them in the latest article in Oregon Quarterly.

University of Oregon experts help cities navigate the rise of autonomous vehicles

Cityfi, an urban strategy and advisory firm, and Urbanism Next Center at the University of Oregon put out a study/guide on how new autonomous modes of transportation, such as automated vehicles and e-commerce, affect communities.

Transformative Education: SCYP, the City of Salem, and UO Kick Off Year Long Partnership

On a Wednesday afternoon at the University of Oregon in the historic Gerlinger Hall, guests and stakeholders of all ages came together to celebrate the start of another Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) service year.

HAA Grad Explores Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione's Identity and Prints in Latest Paper

History of Art and Architecture Alumna, Claire Sabitt (MA, '16), recently published an article exploring Genoese artist Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione's prints. Titled, "Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione’s Oriental Heads: Fashioning Genoese Artistic Identity in Seicento Rome," Sabitt's article reflects on Castiliglione's identity and how his work on the two etchings in the document can lead the reader to re-cast the artist "as a savvy businessman, a theatrical artist with a flair for the dramatic, and a crucial example of how a traveling artist used printed imagery to build a reputation while abroad."