College of Design

Build, design, and develop green practices in the College of Design, formerly known as the School of Architecture and Allied Arts (A&AA). Highlights from the school include:

  • The journal Design Intelligence ranks the UO among the top three programs in the nation in sustainable design concepts and principles for architecture.
  • The Interior Architecture Program consistently ranks among the nation’s top five accredited programs.
  • A&AA offers three degree-granting programs at the White Stag Block in Portland, as well as shorter programs such as Design Camp.
  • The Sustainable Cities Initiative is a cross-disciplinary effort that integrates research, education, service, and public outreach around issues of sustainable city design.
  • The Arts and Administration Program sponsors the Cinema Pacific film festival, an annual a five-day festival of screenings, live multimedia performances, and art exhibitions.