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UO student projects win two Oregon ASLA design awards

A multidisciplinary team made up of students from the departments of architecture, landscape architecture, and planning, public policy and management won two 2010 merit awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects – Oregon chapter. Both projects addressed two 300+ acre sites. The first is a concept vision plan for the future development of Lane Community College (LCC), located in Eugene, Oregon. The second is a new town plan for a section of Damascus, Oregon. Both projects used a participatory planning process throughout the design effort.

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) – Oregon chapter logo

 

PPPM Student Daniel Ronan Goes to Washington DC

One moment, Planning, Public Policy and Management major and Clark Honors College student Daniel Ronan, was enjoying some summer travels. The next moment, a phone call had him racing to buy a suit in Philadelphia and put it all together with a belt from Men’s Wearhouse in Washington, D.C. For the opportunity Daniel was about to receive, he was happy that he had put in this effort to have that polished look.

 

Belluschi professor Edward Ford to speak about architectural design

Belluschi professor Edward Ford to speak about architectural designEdward Ford’s lecture explores the difference between writing about architecture and designing a building EUGENE, Ore. – (October 26, 2010) -- Edward Ford, the 2010 Pietro Belluschi Distinguished Visiting Professor in Architectural Design, is an architect and an author who forges connections between the two disciplines. He will speak in Eugene and Portland in November.

Edward Ford. Architect, academic, author. Photo: Courtesy of E. Ford, 2010.

 

Oregon’s folklife education and programming enters new era at UO

Oregon’s folklife education and programming enters new era at UOUniversity of Oregon establishes network and expands teaching and research in folklife and traditional arts EUGENE, Ore. -- (October 25, 2010) – A new direction for the state’s folklife programs and services is underway at the University of Oregon with the founding of the Oregon Folklife Network.