College of Design News

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.

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Transformational design is his global focus

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Art writer Terry R. Myers to give Fowler Lecture January 17

Terry R. Myers will deliver the Fowler Lecture at 6 p.m. January 17 on the University of Oregon campus, 177 Lawrence Hall, 1190 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene.

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