Sub-Saharan Studio: ARCH100D Takes 3D Printed Homes to Kenya

Thirteen students from Associate Professor of Architecture Ronald Rael’s ARCH100D architectural design studio transformed a site in Vipingo, Kenya into a living laboratory for innovation as part of their research into the design of 3D printed houses. Read More »


DCRP Ranked #2 Graduate School for Urban Planners by Planetizen

The Department of City & Regional Planning at the College of Environmental Design was ranked as the second best graduate program nationally by Planetizen. Read More »


First Cross-Laminated Timber High Rise in U.S. Designed by ARCH Alumnus-Led Firm

The city of Portland has granted a building permit for the first cross-laminated timber high rise over 85 feet to LEVER Architecture, founded by CED alumnus Thomas F. Robinson. Read More »


Multifamily Visionary: The Life and Work of ARCH Alumnus David Baker

Alumnus David Baker, whose San Francisco–based firm celebrates its 35th anniversary this year, has hewn a design philosophy that prioritizes the social and financial concerns of the communities in which the firm works. Read More »


Alumnus and Former Chair of LAEP Peter Walker Wins First Brettell Award in the Arts

CED alumnus and landscape architect Peter Walker, FASLA, (BA Landscape Architecture ‘55) is the first recipient of the $150,000 Richard Brettell Award in the Arts. Read More »


Reimagining the Sacred, ARCH Professor Rene Davids Takes the Classroom to Lima, Peru

A cohort of 15 ARCH students from CED traveled to Lima, Peru Read More »



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