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University of Oregon

 •  August 29

“An artist statement shouldn’t have such theoretical, specialized language in it that any reader is going to lose interest after two sentences,” says photographer and UO associate professor Ron Jude. At the same time, “The last thing you want to do is sound like an idiot.” Photo District News interviewed Jude on how artists can craft an artist...

University of Oregon

 •  August 24

Above: Fred Koetter was the 2010 Lawrence Medal honoree. Fred Koetter, BArch ’63, died August 21. The founding principal of Koetter, Kim & Associates, Koetter was honored in 2010 with the UO College of Design’s Lawrence Medal. The author of numerous articles and books, in 1978 Koetter co-authored, with the late Colin Rowe, Collage City, which...

University of Oregon

 •  July 4

Emeritus UO lecturer and longtime Eugene architect Grant Seder died June 20. Seder was partners in Unthank Seder Poticha, Architects, among other firms, and completed significant design work throughout the United States and abroad. He designed the Lew Williams/Joe Romania Chevrolet dealership in Eugene that houses the College of Design’s Product...

University of Oregon

 •  June 22

The University of Oregon’s Sustainable City Year Program’s (SCYP) Redmond partnership has been recognized with a UO 2017 Sustainability Award in the Town and Gown category. The award is presented to campus individuals or groups for projects that promote, educate, or enhance a more sustainable community. The projects completed in Redmond by UO...

University of Oregon

 •  June 22

Professor Keith Eggener is featured in a 99% Invisible podcast and feature story focusing on “The City of the Dead”—Colma, California—the only necropolis in the United States and the site where graves from throughout the Bay Area were moved as the city grew in the early 20th century. “If the city of the living was designed for speed and efficiency...

University of Oregon

 •  June 15

Asked where he’ll be interning this summer, Derek Rayle’s answer includes latitude and longitude.
Above: Derek Rayle The short answer, though, is Oslo (59.9139° N, 10.7522° E). Rayle, John Maxson, Jillian Stone, Russell Martinelli, and Margo Barajas are among UO landscape architecture students headed to summer internships with notable firms. For...

University of Oregon

 •  May 26

For the past 17 years, DesignIntelligence has conducted their annual survey of America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools. Now is the time for your participation in the 2017–18 surveys. Due date: Friday, May 26, 2017 These annual rankings are the leading resource to rank architecture and design programs on their ability to prepare graduates for...

University of Oregon

 •  May 25

Applications for the University of Oregon's 2017 Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School close June 1. The field school will be located this year in the stunning Nez Perce National Forest in Idaho, with the focus on the Fenn Ranger Station. Each of the four one-week field school sessions—which take place in August and September—has a specific...

University of Oregon

 •  May 16

Design for people and the environment has reached new levels thanks to achievements by UO alumni William Leddy and Marsha Maytum, and their San Francisco firm, Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects. In honor of Leddy and Maytum’s distinguished career path, the UO School of Architecture and Allied Arts will present the Ellis F. Lawrence Medal—the school’s...

University of Oregon

 •  May 16

When UO architecture undergraduate Shirley Huang had a chance to work on a real-life design project for the City of Albany, she was initially seeking practical experience. City officials thought the former St. Francis Hotel might be adapted to support housing or return to use as a hotel. Through an architecture studio course at the UO, Huang hoped...