University of Oregon

School of Architecture and Allied Arts


Student design ideas capture attention of City of Salem, Oregon

Students in architecture and interior architecture design studios this fall term explored redesign options for a new civic center and police station for the City of Salem. Their ideas, a total of 24 different design approaches, will assist the city develop plans for sustainable design in the near future. This is one of twenty-five courses focusing on Salem as part of the Sustainable Cities Year program sponsored by the University of Oregon.

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UO's Sustainable Cities Initiative wins award by national livability organization

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Dec. 1, 2010) -- The University of Oregon Sustainable Cities Initiative (SCI) is being honored by a national nonprofit organization working to restore and renew communities.

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Architecture students take on Salem police station project

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Nov. 25 2010) -- Students in instructor Josh Hilton’s and associate professor Christine Theodoropoulos’s fall architecture studio are influencing the plan for a new police station in Salem, Ore., thanks to the city’s partnership with the Sustainable Cities Initiative (SCI).


UO School of Architecture and Allied Arts planning its future

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Nov. 19, 2010) – The University of Oregon is planning for the future of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts. The UO campus has seen a $845-million building and renovation boom over the past 13 years, and planning for a new home for tomorrow’s architects, designers, artists and planners is now a priority. A team of design firms led by Bruce Mau Design of Toronto and Chicago, in collaboration with Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design and the international engineering firm Arup, has been hired to develop a strategic vision plan for the school.


Alumni duo wins honors in landscape preservation challenge - Enchanted Forest now part of Historic American Landscapes Survey

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Nov. 12, 2010) -- Seventeen years ago, a class project by landscape architecture students laid the groundwork for award-winning work in 2010. Two alumni received second place honors in the Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) Theme Park Challenge for Oregon’s Enchanted Forest.