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HOPES[25] General Meeting

Wednesday, Nov 14, 5:15 pm
LA 231

JOIN US for our weekly general meeting! Snacks will be provided!

HOPES is an annual, student-run, sustainability and design conference that will be held April 10-13 on the UO Campus in Eugene and in Portland. The conference is an opportunity to discuss pressing problems with leading designers, scientists, and activists from around the globe. We will meet weekly during fall and winter term. All majors are invited to attend our meetings. Join us and help decide who we will invite and...

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HOPES[25] General Meeting

Monday, Nov 19, 5:15 pm
LA 286

JOIN US for our weekly general meeting! Snacks will be provided!

HOPES is an annual, student-run, sustainability and design conference that will be held April 10-13 on the UO Campus in Eugene and in Portland. The conference is an opportunity to discuss pressing problems with leading designers, scientists, and activists from around the globe. We will meet weekly during fall and winter term. All majors are invited to attend our meetings. Join us and help decide who we will invite and...

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HOPES[25] Conference Planning Kickoff Meeting

Monday, Oct 8, 5:15 pm
LA 286

HOPES is an annual, student-run, sustainability and design conference that will be held April 10-13 on the UO Campus in Eugene and in Portland. The conference is an opportunity to discuss pressing problems with leading designers, scientists, and activists from around the globe. We will meet weekly during fall and winter term. All majors are invited to attend our meetings. Join us and help decide who we will invite and what we will experience at the 25th HOPES Conference.

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HOPES [24]

Apr 12 - Apr 15
Lawrence Hall / White Stag Building

This is our annual conference focused on promoting sustainability in design. We will have a variety of speakers from around the country to speak on a range of topics including sustainable architecture, art and science. 

Food will be provided by Falling Sky 4/12-4/14 and at opening ceremony on 4/9.

Food in Portland will be provided by Elephants Deli on 4/15 in the White Stag Building.

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H.O.P.E.S[24] - Sustainability and Design Conference - General Meeting

Wednesday, Jan 17, 5:15 pm
EMU 231 Cedar Room

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

JOIN US for our weekly general meeting + tasty snacks and tea!

HOPES is an annual, student-run, sustainability and design conference in early Spring. We have weekly meetings throughout Fall and Winter where students have the opportunity to participate and contribute to the upcoming conference. This conference exists to give every student a chance to bring their favorite artist, designer, writer, educator, engineer, scientist, etc to the University of Oregon....

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BINGO Fundraiser

Thursday, Nov 30, 7:30 pm
Falling Sky at the EMU

HOPES[24] will be hosting a BINGO Night fundraiser at the EMU Falling Sky from 7:30-9:00PM on Thursday, November 30th! Take a break from working and come eat pizza, drink beer, and play some BINGO. There will be prizes from local Eugene businesses, restaurants, and breweries!  $2 for one BINGO card or $5 for three! HOPES is an annual, student-run conference on sustainability and design at the University of Oregon. For three days in early spring students, faculty, community members, and...

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H.O.P.E.S[24] - Sustainability and Design Conference - General Meeting

Wednesday, Nov 8, 5:15 pm
LA 286

JOIN US for our weekly general meeting + tasty snacks and tea!

HOPES is an annual, student-run, sustainability and design conference in early Spring. We have weekly meetings throughout Fall and Winter where students have the opportunity to participate and contribute to the upcoming conference. This conference exists to give every student a chance to bring their favorite artist, designer, writer, educator, engineer, scientist, etc to the University of Oregon. To read about last...

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Cameron Buswell commented on the event HOPES [23] Conference (Displacement)

HOPES [23] Conference (Displacement)

Apr 13 - Apr 15
Lawrence Hall (Rooms 115, 206, 278, 279)

http://hopes.uoregon.edu/

The HOPES Conference is an annual event, held every spring by the Ecological Design Center, a student group at the University of Oregon. Inaugurated in 1994, the conference is an opportunity for students, faculty, community members, and visiting scholars to discuss the relationship between ecology and various design disciplines, and how this connection can produce sustainable solutions to contemporary problems.

The conference consists of a...

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Food will be provided (:

HOPES [23] Winter Kickoff

Wednesday, Jan 25, 6:30 pm
Lawrence Hall Room 405

Come and join the fun as we continue to plan for the HOPES [23] conference in April. Workshops, panel topics, and the overall structure of the conference will be discussed and we would love to hear input from the students and the community. 

A short talk will be shown from one of our promised speakers and pizza will be provided at the beginning of the event. Please bring your friends and input!

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Julie Haack: Disrupting Color

Saturday, Apr 9, 9:30 am
Lawrence 206

Workshop

Julie Haack is an assistant department head for the University of Oregon Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. She currently serves as the Coordinator for the University of Oregon’s Green Product Design Network connecting design and innovation to the science of sustainability. Her research focuses on identifying mechanisms by which innovative science-based approaches spread within and beyond academia and gain legitimacy among diverse audiences.

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HOPES Evening Soirée

Saturday, Apr 9, 8:30 pm
Lawrence Hall Courtyard

Come join the HOPES organisers and speakers for the final catered event by Falling Sky Brewery. This is a chance to connect with professionals while they're at the school, and interact with other like-minded students.

The Holistic Options for Planet Earth Sustainability (HOPES) conference is an annual event, held every April by the Ecological Design Center, a student group at the University of Oregon. Inaugurated in 1994, the conference is an opportunity for students, faculty,...

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Jill Desimini: Urban Residues

Saturday, Apr 9, 6:30 pm
Lawrence 115

Designing Commons out of Abandonment

Jill Desimini is an Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She was formerly a Senior Associate at Stoss Landscape Urbanism where she oversaw projects such as Lower Don Lands in Toronto, the Bass River Park on Cape Cod, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. Her research focuses on landscape strategies to address the conditions of shrinking cities, ranging in scale from school gardens...

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Sean Lally: Let's Touch

Thursday, Apr 7, 6 pm
Lawrence 115

Sean Lally is the founder of the Chicago based office WEATHERS, which has explored the creation of new spaces and how those spaces enable and shape the interactions of the people who use them. His book, The Air from Other Planets, fundamental rethinks the relationship between energy and architecture, challenging the perception of the line that separates architecture and the environment.

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Francois Roche: mythomaniaS

Saturday, Apr 9, 12:30 pm
Lawrence 115

psycho-cases studies [but] architecture

Francois Roche leads the architectural practice R&Sie(n) in conjunction with the research lab New Territories which encompasses Research as Speculation, Fiction as Practice and Practice as LifeSpan. His work includes installations, exhibitions and projects which explore the nexus of robotics, mathematics, neurobiology and biochemistry in terms of fictitious yet operative.He has held numerous international teaching positions and leads the...

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Michael Fox: Architectural Intelligence

Friday, Apr 8, 12 pm
Lawrence 206

Michael Fox is currently an Associate Professor at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, having previously graduated with his B.Arch from the University of Oregon and his S.March.S. from MIT. He is a principal at the architectural firm FoxLin, researching interactive architecture, specifically in biomimetic strategies for design and space architecture.

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Adam Yarinksy: Adapting New York City for Climate Change

Saturday, Apr 9, 2:30 pm
Lawrence 115

Responses and Reflections

Adam Yarinsky is a principal at the Architectural Research Office (ARO) and has taught at the University of Michigan, the University of Virginia, Harvard, and Princeton among others. He has lectured widely throughout the United States and abroad and has been published in such journals as A+U, 306090,Dimensions, and Places Journal.  His work focuses on establishing an investigative research based approach for the exploration of program, form, construction,...

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HOPES Evening Dinner Gathering

Friday, Apr 8, 8 pm
Hearth - Lawrence Hall

Come join the HOPES organisers and speakers for a catered event by Falling Sky Brewery. This is a chance to connect with professionals while they're at the school, and interact with other like-minded students.

The Holistic Options for Planet Earth Sustainability (HOPES) conference is an annual event, held every April by the Ecological Design Center, a student group at the University of Oregon. Inaugurated in 1994, the conference is an opportunity for students, faculty, community...

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Blaine Brownell: HyperNatural

Friday, Apr 8, 5:30 pm
Lawrence 177

Architecture's New Relationship with Nature

Blaine Brownell is an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota, as well as serving as the Director for the Master of Architecture Program and Graduate Studies. His research is based on emergent materials and their impact on technology and sustainability and he has published numerous books such as theTransmaterial series and his latest book, Hypernatural: Architecture’s New Relationship with Nature.

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Sean Ahlquist: Sensorial Architecture

Friday, Apr 8, 4:30 pm
Lawrence 177

Exploration of Textile Structures and Environments for Children with Autism

Sean Ahlquist is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. He is a part of the Cluster in Computational Media and Interactive Systems which connects Architecture with the fields of Material Science, Computer Science, Art & Design and Music. Research and course topics are centered on material computation, developing articulated material structures...

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HOPES Evening Dinner Gathering

Thursday, Apr 7, 8:30 pm
Lawrence Hall Willcox Hearth

Come join the HOPES organisers and speakers for a catered event by Falling Sky Brewery. This is a chance to connect with professionals while they're at the school, and interact with other like-minded students.

The Holistic Options for Planet Earth Sustainability (HOPES) conference is an annual event, held every April by the Ecological Design Center, a student group at the University of Oregon. Inaugurated in 1994, the conference is an opportunity for students, faculty, community...

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Kristina Hill: Design for Something Completely Different

Thursday, Apr 7, 12 pm
Lawrence 279

Coastal Landscapes of the Next 100 Years

Kristina Hill is an Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of California Berkeley, previously serving as chair of the Landscape Architecture Department at the University of Virginia. Her research focuses on urban ecological dynamics in relationship to physical design and social justice issues, helping to influence projects addressing salmon health in the Pacific Northwest, urban-system advocacy in Seattle, and water...

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Blower Doors and Bubbles: Tools to Analyze the Built Environment

Saturday, Apr 11, 3 pm
Lawrence Hall 206

Hosted by ASHRAE

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Writers for a Sustainable Future: Ecofiction

Saturday, Apr 11, 2 pm
TBD

Workshop with Alison Halderman

Alison Halderman has participated in community building in diverse locations over decades. As a teen and young adult in Eugene in the 1970’s, she was involved in the founding of neighborhood groups and other community institutions. Another decade was spent working with island communities around education and energy issues. She appreciates the impact of space and design, and has used this awareness when organizing successful community programs and...

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Keynote Lecture: Senseable Cities

Saturday, Apr 11, 10:30 am
Lawrence Hall 115

Keynote lecture with TED speaker, Carlo Ratti

An architect and engineer by training, Carlo Ratti practices in Italy and teaches at the MIT, where he directs the Senseable City Lab. Ratti has co-authored over 250 publications and holds several patents. His work has been exhibited in several venues worldwide, including the Venice Biennale, MoMA in New York City and MAXXI in Rome. At the 2008 World Expo, his ‘Digital Water Pavilion’ was hailed by Time Magazine as one of the ‘Best...

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