Items Tagged as: Architecture

Look closely at the right panel of a triptych in the Paulsen Reading Room at the UO’s Knight Library and you’ll see pack mules and workers carved into cedar.

Miguel McKelvey ’99, a New York architect and former UO basketball player, was encountering some on-the-job frustration. He was working for an architecture firm in a building of shared offices with several other small companies.

Growing up in Cairo, Egypt, UO associate professor of architecture Ihab Elzeyadi knew well the searing power of the North African sun. As a boy, he also experienced the relief found in pools of deep shade.

In 1937, a young Portland architect named John Yeon gained national attention for a new, modern Northwest style. Today, UO students are experiencing his vision firsthand.

If you want to understand a new place, start walking.

What can tunes and the tasty treats tell us about making good experiences better?

Thousands of Velella velella, jellyfish relatives, washed ashore on Oregon beaches in April, and now are littering beaches in New Zealand.

Alumnus Edgardo Simone is a successful composer and orchestrator of Hollywood blockbusters, including the Spider-Man and Men in Black franchises