UO Campus Heart

Campus Heart is the intersection of University Street and 13th Avenue – the most prominent crossroads on the University of Oregon campus where an estimated 10,000 students and faculty pass through every hour. Cameron McCarthy provided comprehensive design services that transformed a typical street intersection into an urban plaza that prioritizes pedestrians and establishes a strong… Read more »


This 5-story structure provides a mix of classrooms, offices and dining center on the ground floor with additional classrooms and living units above.  The complex occupies a prominent corner on the campus and boasts two large courtyards that provide a smooth transition between campus and building interiors.  Our firm provided comprehensive planning, design, and implementation… Read more »

UO Living Learning Center

Our firm provided comprehensive planning, design, and implementation services for a new complex of buildings for student housing and academics.  Work involved all site development including courts, plazas, walks, site furnishings, irrigation, and planting. Two new buildings, containing classrooms and a dining center on the main level with dormitory housing above, form the finishing edges to… Read more »

UO Lillis Complex

Our firm provided comprehensive design and implementation services for all site improvements for a major expansion to the University’s College of Business, which forms a significant part of the Memorial Quadrangle, one of the most historic open spaces on campus.  Improvements included the preservation of several mature trees, new sidewalks, plazas, walls/steps, landscaping, and several entry courtyards. … Read more »

OSU Campus Gateways

Cameron McCarthy has prepared both visioning and implementation documents for the purpose of enhancing the OSU brand and celebrating passage into primary and tertiary access points on campus.  The first implemented project was the Jefferson Street gateway located at 15th Avenue.  Completed in 2009, this improvement is a composition of brick columns with OSU emblems, ornamental… Read more »