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Top Architecture Department Launches Sustainability Ph.D. Program

The University of Oregon’s architecture department recently launched the state’s first doctoral program in sustainable design. According to the university, the Ph.D. program will focus on interdisciplinary investigations. Research topics will include design and policy for sustainable cities and livable communities; design for climate change and adaptation; high-performance building envelopes; net-zero buildings and eco-districts; resource forecasting; indoor environmental quality and occupants’ health; and life-cycle building analysis design and modeling. Collaboration between doctoral students and the architecture department’s research and lab work will ensure student engagement in teaching and research fellowships providing up to four years of funding. For more information visit


Published November 15, 2010

Emily, C. (2010, November 15). Top Architecture Department Launches Sustainability Ph.D. Program. Retrieved from

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