Lecture: 10:00-10:50 a.m.
Interactive Workshop: 11:00-11:50 a.m.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Lawrence Hall Room 278
1190 Franklin Boulevard
Historic Preservation Program Visiting Lecturer
Molly Garfinkel, Director
Place Matters at City Lore
New York, New York
Kingston Heath, director of the Historic Preservation Program at UO, will participate in a panel discussion on the future of historic preservation this Friday, April 12, from 12-1 p.m. during the City Club of Eugene weekly meeting at the Eugene Hilton, 66 East 6th Avenue.
The Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School will return to Puget Sound and Whidbey Island this year, where five sessions will take place during August and September.
Topics include cultural landscapes, cultural resources management, advanced preservation technology, and vernacular farmstead preservation. The hands-on work this year will include window rehabilitation, roofing replacement, barn door rehabilitation, and siding repair.
Please join the University of Oregon Historic Preservation Program and Venerable Group, Inc. at a luncheon honoring William J. Hawkins III recipient of the 2013 George McMath Historic Preservation Award.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Tickets $50 per person
Reservation deadline is Friday, May 3.
UO in Portland
White Stag Block
70 NW Couch Street
Portland, OR 97209
For Portland architect William (Bill) Hawkins III, preservation has been a career-long pursuit reaching back to when his great uncle met John Muir on a hike at Yosemite National Park. Hawkins’ devotion to Portland—from its natural amenities to its historically significant built environment—mirrors a family tradition of civic involvement that stretches back to his great uncle.
Applications to the University of Oregon’s 2013 Croatia Conservation Field School are being accepted through March 1 for the program on Croatia's central Dalmatian Coast June 21-July 19. Registration priority will be give to students in historic preservation, architecture, landscape architecture, and other A&AA majors and programs.
David Ping-yee Lung is the 2013 recipient of the Ellis F. Lawrence Medal, the highest alumni honor presented by the University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts. Lung, BArch ’74, MArch ’78, an educator and heritage conservation scholar, now serves as dean of the faculty of architecture at the University of Hong Kong. He holds several honors and distinctions including the UNESCO Chair in Cultural Heritage Resources Management and Lady Edith Kotewall Professorship in the Built Environment.
Applications are available through Monday, November 19, to nominate an individual for the George McMath Historic Preservation Award.
The award is presented annually by the University of Oregon and Venerable Group, Inc.,
for exceptional and commendable work in historic preservation, with special consideration given to the development of new ideas, approaches, and innovations. The McMath award is intended to raise public awareness of historic preservation and promote excellence in preservation practice through the recognition of significant leaders in the field.
The 2012 Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School enjoyed another productive summer of projects, this year at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Eastern Oregon. Students worked with preservation experts from the National Park Service and Oregon Parks and Recreation Department to rehabilitate two buildings in the refuge. They also took field trips to nearby sites to learn more about the history of this unique part of Oregon and its preservation needs and practices.
The school is saddened by the untimely death of Art DeMuro, Portland real estate developer and former Board of Visitors member, who passed away on Sept. 8 in Portland of cancer. Dean Frances Bronet called his death a terrible loss.