UO landscape architecture students consider alternatives for a Chicago elevated rail line that’s being transformed into a 2.7-mile linear open space.
City parks are not just about lush vegetation or a place to relax. They are about connecting people to the wider urban landscape and, in today's cities, they are popping up in unusual places.
Ronnie Yimsut, BLA ’88, lost nearly his entire family in the Killing Fields in 1977. He now works as a U.S. Forest Service landscape architect and is an activist for human rights.
Khmer Rouge genocide survivor Ranachitch “Ronnie” Yimsut will read from his memoir, “Facing the Khmer Rouge: A Cambodian Journey,” at Tsunami Books in Eugene on Wednesday, December 28.
The Department of Landscape Architecture welcomes the community to see the Master's Project Presentations for Fall 2011. Presentations will take place on Monday, November 28 and Tuesday, November 29.
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DESIGNING THE NEW CITIES OF CHINA: BLENDING ANCIENT TRADITIONS WITH 21ST CENTURY SUSTAINABILITY
Jie Hu is the Director and Chief Designer of the Department of Landscape Architecture at the Beijing Tsinghua Urban Planning and Design Institute. He is an associate professor with the Tsinghua University’s School of Architecture. Hu is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and a Council Member of the Chinese Society of Landscape Architecture.
THE SUSTAINABLE CITIES INITIATIVE AND THE UO DEPARTMENT OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE PRESENT
DESIGNING THE NEW CITIES OF CHINA:
BLENDING ANCIENT TRADITIONS WITH 21ST CENTURY SUSTAINABILITY
Director and Chief Designer
Department of Landscape Architecture
Beijing Tsinghua Urban Planning and Design Institute
Associate Professor, Tsinghua University
The town of Zingonia has become associated with organized crime and a reputation as a ghetto. Against this background, a team of students and faculty from UO worked with residents to develop a new vision.--
By Andrew Helms, School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon
Our upcoming Prospective Student Preview Day is something you may want to consider to get an overview of the department of Landscape Architecture. This would be a great opportunity for learning more about our programs when considering us for your education!
Our Prospective Student Preview Day on Thursday, November 10 here in our Department of Landscape Architecture. Each prospective student will have a chance to visit our department in person and there will be ample time to meet and talk with faculty as well as current students.
Combining student passion, faculty experience, and community needs can produce innovative, tangible solutions for the creation of a sustainable society. University of Oregon faculty, city staff, neighboring groups, and allied professionals have simultaniously engaged students in hands-on learning while bringing fresh ideas and energy to community issues. This session will emphasize lessons for collaborative process in Ecodistrict design, using examples from NW Portland, Gresham, Salem and Tigard, Oregon.
Opus VII in Eugene announces their new exhibit, “Designing Sound”: A Visual Exploration Into Sound and Music. With sixteen diverse artists the exhibit features instrument designers, acoustic engineers, guitar-pedal effects makers, carbon-fiber composite instruments, and artist installations. Featured faculty members and alumni include John Fenn, arts and administration; John Park, department of art; Robert Mertens, graduate student in art; Stephen Weeks, art alumnus; and Stephen Mosher, landscape architecture alumnus.
The University of Oregon is one of the first universities to offer a one-year graduate certificate program in sustainable practices.
Oregon Leadership in Sustainability (OLIS) is a one-year, full-time interdisciplinary program geared toward students with a bachelor's degree who desire more applied skills training in all areas of sustainability. The program addresses the need for future leaders in the public, private and nonprofit sectors in fields such as water, waste, transportation and land use.