THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

HEDCO Education Building

 

HEDCO Building

HEDCO Building
Architect: Thomas Hacker Associates, Inc. Construction: Lease Crutcher Lewis. Project Planner (UO): Fred Tepfer.

Summary

The 65,000 square foot HEDCO Education Building was part of a larger project to renovate and expand the College of Education complex.   The building opened in Spring 2009 with a grand opening taking place on June 11, 2009.  The HEDCO building is named for a foundation whose president, Dody Jernstedt, graduated from UO's College of Education.

Timelines

  • 2004:  Gift of $10 million pledge by HEDCO Foundation launched fund-raising initiative to build and expand College of Education facilities at its current site.
  • 2005:  Bonds approved by Oregon legislature provides matching funds to support construction. 
  • 2006:  Thomas Hacker Architects was selected to design new facilities.  A gift from Lorry Lokey provides further financial support for College of Education buildings.
  • 2007:  Official groundbreaking ceremony takes place October 26, 2007, construction begins.
  • 2009:  In March 2009, occupation of the new building begins.  Grand opening takes place on June 11, 2009.
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Page author: Edward H. Teague.

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