University of Oregon

Department of Landscape Architecture


Muller authors book on ecology, architecture

Ecology and the Architectural Imagination, a new book by Brook Muller, A&AA associate dean and associate professor of architecture, examines how to integrate architecture with complex ecological systems and speculates on future intersections of these domains.

Brook Muller


ASLA honors Ribe for forest study

Professor Rob Ribe of the Department of Landscape Architecture has been selected for a 2013 Oregon ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects) research and communication honor award for his rigorous, peer-reviewed studies assessing how to design for and improve the scenic quality of harvests in Pacific Northwest federal forests.

Logging practices


Bronet, Godfrey: Most Admired Educators

The architectural publication DesignIntelligence has named Frances Bronet, dean of the UO School of Architecture and Allied Arts, and Anne Godfrey, career instructor in landscape architecture, as members of its 30 Most Admired Educators of the year.

Frances Bronet (left), Anne Godfrey (right)


Studio considers Chávez monument

In 1965, a young labor organizer catalyzed what soon became an international movement to unionize farm workers seeking better wages and improved working and living conditions. Over the next thirty years, he would organize thousands of workers and lead millions of consumers nationwide to boycott purchases of grapes, lettuce, and wine, eventually changing agricultural practices in America.

Villa La Paz Conference and Education Center at CHEC


Congratulations to the 2013 Oregon ASLA Award Winners

MLA students and Professor Rob Ribe win awards from Oregon ASLA Oregon ASLA Student Merit Awards: Congratulations are in order for MLA students Yuliya Dimitrova-Ilieva, Kristina Koenig, Lauren Schwartz, and Rena Schlachter, whose two projects have been selected by the Oregon ASLA Student Design Awards jury for a 2013 Merit Award.

Dimitrova-Ilieva’s project, The “Cherga as a Metaphor for a Monument of Courage, Memory, and Life”


Urban Design in the Pocket: Seeing, Mapping, and Recording Portland's Genius Loci

2013 Fall Zero Week: with Deni Ruggeri, Kevin Conger, Willet Moss & Michael Corrente

Zero Week with Deni Rugger UO Department of Landscape Architecture


Timothy Egan 2013 Fuller Lecture

The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt & The Fire That Saved America The Fuller Center for Productive Landscapes welcomes Timothy Egan 2013 Fuller Lecture Thursday, October 31, 2013 2:30 pm Guistina Ballroom Ford Alumni Center, 1720 E. 13th Street

Timothy Egan Lecture Oct. 31st poster


Ribe visits Switzerland to teach and assist wind energy research

University of Oregon Professor Robert Ribe joined the faculty of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich as guest professor during spring term, collaborating with faculty, students, and researchers in the Planning of Landscape and Urban Systems Institute.

Professor Robert Ribe (third from right) on the rooftop terrace outside the ETH-Zurich Institute for Landscape Architecture with PhD students


Symposium to honor Helphand

“Landscape Thinking,” a special symposium honoring University of Oregon landscape architecture Professor Emeritus Kenneth Helphand on his retirement from forty years of teaching, will be held Saturday, May 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the UO Ford Alumni Center, 1720 E. 13th Avenue, Eugene.

Above: Philip H. Knight Professor of Architecture and Allied Arts Emeritus