College of Design News

New head joins architecture faculty

Professor Judith Sheine (pictured at left) joined the School of Architecture and Allied Art

Research travel award open to architecture alumni under 35

Architecture or interior architecture alumni of the University of Oregon under age 35 are eligible to compete between February 1 and March 8 for the Cavin Family Traveling Fellowship, an annual competition offered only to graduates from UO or Cal Poly Pomona.

Tom Fortier joins HOK as director of science, technology

Tom Fortier, BArch ‘81, has joined HOK's San Francisco studio as vice president and director of science and technology practice in San Francisco. Fortier, AIA, LEED AP, will guide the group's strategic initiatives while leading individual projects.

Feminist art, counterculture topic of Mondloch talk at JSMA

"Feminist Art and the Counterculture" is the topic of a talk by History of Art and Architecture Associate Professor Kate Mondloch at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art on Wednesday, February 20, at 5:30 p.m.

‘Smart Cities’ and The Portland Plan explored in lecture

Keeping cities economically prosperous, livable, healthy, and environmentally sustainable will require new approaches and innovations in all city systems.

Influence of neuroscience on art explored in talk Jan. 23

Associate Professor Kate Mondloch will discuss new media artist Mariko Mori’s multimedia installation “Wave UFO” during a talk at noon January 23 in the Jane Grant Conference Room, 330 Hendricks Hall, 1408 University Street, on the UO campus.

Entries for inflatable architecture design contest due Feb. 1

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) and Master Capital Management are hosting an inflatable architecture design contest inspired by the 1970s designs of an experimental architectural group and artist collective. Submissions are due February 1.

New project aims to design, build, sell new residence annually

Architecture and landscape architecture students in the “OregonBILDS 2” studio at the University of Oregon are designing prototypes for an annual series of classes that will design and build a residence every year, with profits from each unit’s sale poured into a fund to make the program self-pe

Recruitment Fair seeks employers

The 2013 Recruitment Fair at the University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts will be held Thursday, February 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Lawrence Hall on the UO campus.

Kyuho Ahn

Ending ‘separate but equal’ spaces

“That one is very disorienting,” says Kyu-ho Ahn, handing a visitor eyewear designed to simulate what it’s like to have macular degeneration.

Transformational design is his global focus

Bruce Bonine, BArch ‘67, has spent 45 years providing architectural consultation and medical planning services worldwide.

Arts administrators aid economic study

“In November, the head of the Americans for the Arts came to Eugene to present the results of a national arts and

Mark Sponenburgh, artist, faculty member, UO donor, dies

Sculptor and educator Mark Sponenburgh died December 6, 2012, at his home on the Oregon Coast. He was 94. He taught at the University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts from 1946 to 1957.

Symposium May 25 to honor Professor Kenny Helphand

“Landscape Thinking,” a special symposium honoring University of Oregon landscape architecture Professor Emeritus Kenneth Helphand on his retirement from forty years of teaching, will be held Saturday, May 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the UO Ford Alumni Center, 1720 E.

Ribe coauthors journal article on ecosystem services

University of Oregon Professor Robert Ribe recently coauthored an article in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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