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Summer Craft Forum underway

The 2016 Summer Craft Forum @ University of Oregon is underway through August 6 as artists and curators from around the country occupy UO studio spaces to work and think together. Focusing on ceramics, print media, fibers, and jewelry & metalsmithing, participants represent ways of thinking and making that revolve around notions of craft. The intent is to facilitate discourse representing a diverse range of concerns that form fluidly as the group coalesces. The event schedule:

 

Garage concept co-developed by UO students wins $155,000 funding

Media outlets are highlighting an award for a City of Springfield parking garage concept developed in part by UO architecture students.

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UO architecture professor: Changes to building codes involve risk

A UO architecture professor weighed in on the National Association of Home Builders’ stance on building codes in a July 6 BloombergView feature story, “Inside the Lobby Against Tougher Homes”.

Students raise a wall during construction of the OregonBILDS house in 2016

 

UO art professors featured in ‘Portland2016 Biennial’ exhibitions opening this weekend

Exhibitions that include work by UO art faculty members open this weekend in galleries in Portland as part of Portland2016 Biennial, a major survey of work by artists who are defining and advancing contemporary art practices.

“Intervals of Time25,” a collaboration by UO art faculty members Anya Kivarkis and Mike Bray.

 

Nike’s new tennis dress a lesson in design dos, don’ts

Nike’s new women’s tennis dress, “the Premier Slam,” premiered at Wimbledon recently — but not without some skeptical reactions from players assigned to wear the outfit. The dress “is a tiny babydoll with two big slits along each side. Just try returning a 120-mile-an-hour serve in that thing,” observed Gigi Douban, reporter for “Marketplace,” broadcast live nationally on NPR stations and available online via podcast.

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