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Registration Is Open For the A&AA in Portland Summer in the City!

Summer in the City 2011 is the University of Oregon’s School of Architecture and Allied Arts in Portland  offering of special summer courses in the fields of art and digital art, architecture, product design, landscape architecture, and interdisciplinary studies.  The summer program is housed at the university’s White Stag Block in Portland, Oregon.  Summer in the City offers variable-credit courses and workshops.  Courses are taught by guest artists, architects, and creative design professionals from throughout the Northwest region as well as by University of Oregon professors who collaborate during the summer to offer challenging, enlightening, and informative curriculum during the short summer session.

Highlights of the summer courses include architecture courses taught by James Cutler (FAIA of Cutler Anderson Architects) and Lisa Petersen (SERA Architects); video art by Kartz Ucci; Gizmos and digital imaging taught by Craig Hickman; photography courses by Terri Warpinski and Sara Huston;  footwear design by NIKE creative designers, D’Wayne Edwards and Matt Rhoades;  and Manifest Oregon product design to craft the ultimate “utility bicycle” with creative experts from ZIBA Design; in addition to interdisciplinary courses exploring lasercutting, fabrication, and landscape architecture studies.

Summer in the City courses at the University of Oregon’s School of Architecture and Allied Arts (A&AA) in Portland begin on June 20, 2011 and run on a varying schedule throughout the summer months.

A complete listing of courses and the Summer in the City schedule is available online at Summer in the City.

Courses are open to currently enrolled University of Oregon students and non-enrolled students.  Registration begins on May 2, 2011 for currently enrolled students and on May 6, 2011 for non-UO students.  Current UO students and Continuing Education Program (CEP) students, and UO faculty and staff members may register on DuckWeb.  Community members are asked to contact the UO Academic Extension office to register.

Summer in the City incorporates the University of Oregon’s Portland summer day camp program, Design Camp 2011, a unique, five-day summer camp experience open to high school students and interested members of the community.  For more information on Design Camp 2011, go to the Summer in the City online site.

For more information, you are welcome to contact the School of Architecture and Allied Arts in Portland at the White Stag block:  503-412-3718, 70 N.W. Couch St., Floor 4R, Portland, OR 97209, email  aaapdx@uoregon.edu

And check out the School’s Viewbook for a glimpse of the programs at Portland’s A&AA.

posted by sabina samiee