Design the Unseen Course

For his first teaching assignment at the University of Oregon, Mark Fretz taught an advanced technology course to architectural students at the University of Oregon, Portland, called “Design the Unseen“.  Mark is the Director of Knowledge Exchange at the...

BioBE Receives New UO-OHSU Seed Funding Award

BioBE has received funding for a new project as part of the new University of Oregon – Oregon Health Sciences University (UO-OHSU) Collaborative Seed Grant Program! BioBE’s Dr. Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg, and Dr. Bob Martindale, Professor of Surgery, Chief...
Unconventional Tools

Unconventional Tools

  Trace paper, thick black markers, wood models and coffee are indispensable in the genesis of an idea. However, many elements we experience in the built environment can’t be seen. Whether energy, microbes, chemicals, or sound, the unseen has a profound impact on our...
Design on the Frontier

Design on the Frontier

  On the frontier, you work together to create new opportunities and possibilities. This pioneer ethos is the foundation of Oregon’s collaborative spirit and a reason we are successful at solving challenges. Climate change, population growth, diminishing resources and...
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