University of Oregon

Historic Preservation Program

Shannon Sardell

Shannon SardellPacific Northwest Field School Director and Instructor of Historic Preservation

B.Arch. and an M.S. in Historic Preservation from the University of Oregon. Ms. Sardell has directed the Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School (PNWFS) since 2009 and also teaches courses for the historic preservation program. Areas of interest include barns, vernacular architecture, building technology, building trades education, condition assessment, and other architectonic approaches to design and historic preservation. Previous work experience includes historic architecture positions with the National Park Service and Oregon State Parks, as well as a private architecture and consulting practice. Teaches: Historic Survey and Inventory, Historic Structures Reports and coursework related to the PNWFS.  

Previous Theses and Terminal Projects Ms. Sardell has chaired:
 
  • Ashley Gramlich, A Concise History of the use of the Rammed Earth Building Technique Including Information on Methods of Preservation, Repair, and Maintenance
  • Leslie Jehnings, Master Plan for the Historic District at Crater Lake Visitor Center in Munson Valley
  • Bethany Johnson, Respect and Reuse: Sustainable Preservation in Portland, Oregon