The University of Oregon is the only American university to consult with fourteen European partners toward the development of a methodology for the maintenance and preservation of European landscapes. UO landscape architecture Assistant Professor Deni Ruggeri will present the UO’s findings at the EUROSCAPES project final conference in Val Maubuée, France, in October.
OHSU – The OHSU transit center and roof garden will be part of the tour of Portland’s south waterfront. Photo courtesy Doug Macy.
Landscape architect and educator Roger Trancik, FASLA, will discus the origins and causes of lost space when he presents the 2012 Mary Kim McKeown Memorial Lecture in landscape architecture in Eugene at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, September 27, in the Harrington Room of the Jaqua Center, 1615 E. 13th Avenue, on the University of Oregon campus. The event is free and open to the public.
The three graduates of UO are recognized for their contributions to their profession and society at large.
University of Oregon alumnae were well represented when the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced their 2012 Council of Fellows class. Among the highest honor a landscape architect can receive, three alumnae were chosen in a class of thirty-three from around the country.
Karim Hassanein’s work was equivalent to a substantially completed master’s thesis draft, his professors say.
This year the University of Oregon summer program goes to southeastern Oregon to stabilize buildings on a 19th century ranch within the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
The historic ranch of legendary 19th century cattle baron Pete French is the focus of this summer’s Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School, which takes place at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in southeast Oregon beginning August 19. One week has already filled but openings remain in the four-week field school, which now offers continuing education credits for architects.
Sue and Mort Fuller made The Field School and Center for Productive Landscapes at Overlook possible with a generous investment.
A dozen University of Oregon students are in the midst of a new month-long UO program in northeastern Pennsylvania that offers opportunities to conduct research and participate in hands-on learning projects while living at a historical estate.
Guided tours of The Shire, a designed landscape in the Columbia River Gorge by architect John Yeon, are being offered July 14 and 15 through the UO's John Yeon Center and Portland Monthly as a benefit fundraiser. Three tours with lunch are scheduled: Saturday, July 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3-6 p.m., and on Sunday, July 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $60 per person. Additionally, an exclusive tour followed by an elegant picnic dinner will be led by Robert Z.
EXCLUSIVE TOUR & DINNER
with Rober Melnick, director of the John Yeon Center,
& Randy Gragg, editor of Portland Monthly.
Menu by Art of Catering
Sunday, July 15, 5:00 p.m.
A BENEFIT FOR THE JOHN YEON CENTER FOR LANDSCAPE STUDY,
UO SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE & ALLIED ARTS.