College of Design News

Welcome New Faculty!

Introducing new faculty and new visiting faculty starting fall 2020.

Leadership and Public Service Reimagined for Social Change

PPPM’s José W. Meléndez brings innovation to a class tackling equity issues for future public servants.

MArch Alum Wins a 2020 AIA Northwest & Pacific Region Student Design Award

Austin Gutierrez won the Citation Award for his public library design.

Product Design Does Community Outreach

Alum Trevor McClelland mentors students in designing better shelter for the unhoused community.

One Year Later: College of Design’s Faculty of Color and Allies Writing Retreat

College of Design faculty who attended the 2019 writing retreat reflect on the experience and how it shaped their scholarship.

PPPM Student Tackles ‘Place-Taking’ in Places Journal Essay

Master of Community and Regional Planning student Aimee Okotie-Oyekan investigates environmental identity and racism in an Atlanta neighborhood.

Fall Visiting Landscape Architecture Professor Creates Environmental Art in Harvard Forest

Artist and designer David Buckley Borden created ‘Hemlock Hospice’ to draw attention to climate change.

Architecture Alumna Designs Suffrage ‘Quilt’ for Boise City Hall

Stephanie Inman says the 26-foot-long aluminum quilt is unfinished as there is still ‘work to be done.’

PPPM’s Ben Clark Talks PurpleAir Sensors, Wildfire Smoke, and Policy with CityLab

The associate professor discusses how community data on air quality can inform government decision-making.

Susan Sokolowski Investigates What Makes a Truly Cool Tee

The Sports Product Design Associate Professor writes about thermal effusivity and athleticwear in The Conversation.

Landscape Architecture Alumna Wins ASLA Award

The American Society of Landscape Architects recognized Deanna Lynn (MLA, ’20) for her research in designing for soil carbon sequestration.

Remembering Edward Allen, 1997 Pietro Belluschi Distinguished Professor in Architectural Design

The AIA fellow passed away at the age of 81 due to complications with Parkinson’s disease.

Alumna and Associate Professor are Winners of the 2020 Hallie Ford Fellowship

Artist Fellows Natalie Ball and Donald Morgan were awarded $35,000.

Cultivating Artist Communities and Networks

Five artist-run groups with connections to the Department of Art provide creative and professional platforms for artists based in Oregon.

Keith Eggener on Architect Luis Barragán with the New York Times Magazine, 99% Invisible

History of Art and Architecture professor discusses the legacy and Instagram-ability of the Mexican architect’s buildings.