Students, faculty and alumni in the College of Art and Architecture take special consideration for our built, cultural, natural and virtual surroundings, all while producing designs that safeguard sustainability, economic resiliency, cultural vibrancy and the common good.
Check out some of the amazing work of these individuals below.
Building a Better Program
Portland Architect Alum Bets on Design-Build’s Future
Keeping Our Legacy Alive
CAA students in Landscape Architecture keep Olmsted’s campus legacy alive in the 21st century through innovative designs.
Building Resilient and Efficient Communities
CAA student learns how to build resilient communities in a creative and collaborative space.
A Breath of Fresh Air
Students Build Outdoor Classroom for Elementary School
An Inspired Design
Table Design Competition Allows Sonya Fernandes to Grow
Creating an ‘Atlas of Fire’
Art & Design Professor Works on Interdisciplinary Team to Tackle Environmental Issues
Experiences 'En Plein-Air'
Professor Offers Live Painting Demonstrations in Nature Amid COVID-19
Designing a School
Students Create Conceptual Design for a Togo Girls’ School
Stepping Into Success
Instructor Develops Software for Online Physical Therapy Training
Drawing on Global Experiences
Matt Brehm has been studying and sketching in Europe for decades, and now leads students to do the same.
Freedom to Grow
Design Student Creates Concepts for Youth Incarceration Facility that Underscore Rehabilitation, Not Confinement
Science in Virtual Worlds
Jon Waterhouse combines modern and indigenous science with VR technology to communicate about water health.
Mining Their Craft
Students design Minecraft video game mod to protect kids from lead contamination
Engaging the Palouse
Casey Doyle designed a sculpture of two giant engagement rings, powder coated with a reflective shimmer to emulate diamonds, to raise awareness of LGBTQ issues.