College of Design News

First UO Environment Initiative Faculty Fellow from PPPM

The Environment Initiative at the University of Oregon has announced a new faculty fellowship program funded by the Office of the Provost and has named John Arroyo, assistant professor of engaging diverse communities in the School

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-authors an article for The Conversation about how communities can prepare for fires.

Ihab Elzeyadi on Designing for Well-Being

The professor of architecture tells the 'Engineering News-Record' that design choices for health need to be incorporated from the beginning.

IPRE Hosts ‘Strategic Doing Practitioners Conference,’ A First for the West Coast Primary tabs

The virtual conference will focus on taking proactive collaboration action on the world’s wicked problem such as climate change and homelessness.

Architecture, Product Design Team Launches Taskshade to Improve Workspace Health

The “personal shading companion” provides protection from glare while keeping all the benefits of sunlight.

Alum Marcus Harvey Directs Redesign of New Logo for Portland Winterhawks

The digital arts alum incorporated elements of the region into the branding for the WHL ice hockey team.

Mika Boyd Shows Prints in JSMA Black Lives Matter Group Exhibition

The College of Design printmaking studio technician was one of 20 artists to receive a grant to create art in support of the movement.

The Institute for Policy Research and Engagement Wins National Preservation Award

The American Association for State and Local History recognized the institute and partners for a community disaster resilience project.

Kory Russel on Sanitation Solutions and Transitional Housing

In a video interview, 'UO Today' speaks with the Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture about solving the worlds “wicked” problems through a landscape lens.