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Interview with Founding Consortium Member, SRG

Interview with Founding Consortium Member, SRG

We sat down with founding Consortium Member, SRG, to discuss their firm, passions, projects and their ongoing efforts to design for energy efficiency and health.Who is SRG? SRG Partnership, Inc. is an award-winning, 75-person design firm providing programming,...

Welcome Hickok Cole: Designing For What’s Next

Welcome Hickok Cole: Designing For What’s Next

The Institute is excited to introduce Hickok Cole, our newest Consortium Member. Hickok Cole is a forward-focused design practice firm, connecting bold ideas, diverse expertise, and partners with a vision: to do work that matters. Hickok Cole works on projects from...

Stop Motion Science: The Light Box Video

Stop Motion Science: The Light Box Video

Written by Mira Zimmerman and Fiona Curliss At BioBE, we strive to produce scientific research that is clear and understandable to any audience, not only for interdisciplinary collaboration, but also for scientific education. Those unfamiliar with the language and...

Architecture Students Conceptualize Light

Architecture Students Conceptualize Light

Masters students in Architecture 683, taught by ESBL Faculty and Professor Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg, have been working with light and lighting concepts. They have investigated various lighting structures, design aspects, and lighting uses, and the results of their...

Velux Award: Automated Blinds Study

Velux Award: Automated Blinds Study

Check out our automated blinds study, which looks at the interaction between human behavior and building daylighting. Natural lighting is a vital aspect of human health and happiness, and so ESBL Students Amir Nezamdoost, Alen Mahic and Malak Modaresnezhad set out to...

Pedal Power: Our Transport Bike

Pedal Power: Our Transport Bike

The Institute for Health in the Built Environment approaches challenges with unconventional thinking for unconventional solutions. We needed to move indoor air quality research supplies across town from our collaborator's lab at Portland State University, and we...

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 Institute for...

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 of...

BuildHealth2018 Meeting Announced

BuildHealth2018 Meeting Announced

The Institute for Health in the Built Environment is hosting its second annual Industry Consortium event in Portland, Oregon on May 17th and 18th, 2018! The meeting, formerly called Health + Energy Research Consortium (#HERC 2017), brings together researchers at the...

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