College of Design News

Mentorship in a Pandemic

With the launch of mentoring circles in SAE, students, alumni, and professionals are bridging the gap between current and future architects.

College of Design, College of Arts and Sciences, and Partners launch Just Futures Institute

The Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute for Racial and Climate Justice was made possible by a historic $4.52 million grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Architecture Alumnus to Design Oregon Coast Longhouse

The architect Todd Lawson discovered his ties to the Clatsop tribe while studying at the University of Oregon.

PPPM’s Anne Brown and Research Team Find No Emissions Benefit to Ride-Hailing

The assistant professor helped co-author the recent paper ‘The Carbon Footprint of Ride-Hailing: GHG Inventory Methodology’

Five College of Design Faculty Members Win COVID-19 Research Innovation Awards

The UO recognized the work of John Arroyo and Ben Clark of PPPM, Leslie Dietz of the Biology and the Built Environment Center, and Mark Fretz and Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg of SAE.

PPPM Researchers Find a Quarter of Oregonians Resistant to Getting Vaccine

Associate Professor Ben Clark and IPRE’s Robert Parker find that the state needs to reinforce vaccine safety via public outreach.

Remembering James Pettinari

The renowned Professor Emeritus of Architecture and Interior Architecture and urban designer passed away in November.

 

HAA Students Choose Five Life-Changing Works of Art and Architecture

Five students in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture share the works that forever-altered their perspectives.

Two College of Design Professors Receive 2020-21 Faculty Excellence Awards

The UO recognized Professor of Art Ron Jude and Landscape Architecture Department Head and Professor Roxi Thoren.

The Enduring Abstract Pastel Landscapes of Jon Jay Cruson

The alumnus and painter has 13 paintings on view at the White Lotus Gallery until Jan. 1

Gardening through Crisis

Landscape Architecture Professor Emeritus Kenneth Helphand discusses how gardening can build resilience in difficult times.

 

How Landscape Architects Can Contribute to the Fight for Spatial Justice

Yekang Ko and Cory Parker pen a story for American Society of Landscape Architects about how the field can help fix the housing crisis.

 

Urban Farm Provides Outdoor Respite During Pandemic

Urban Farm Program Director Harper Keeler and students reflect on the value of the farm during the age of COVID-19.

Art & Tech Professor Collaborates with New York Polyphony for AI Video

Colin Ives worked with the Grammy-nominated early music quartet for “Aleph Earth.” 

College of Design Celebrates New Dean Adrian Parr

The current dean at the University of Texas Arlington’s College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs and the UNESCO chair on water will join the college spring term.