Building better bird houses

As this year’s month long embARC Summer Design Academy neared its end, the fabrication lab filled with the buzzing of band saws and drill presses, the tap-tapping of nail guns and the rhythmic scratch of sandpaper. Read More »


Berkeley Team Wins Second Prize at 2015 Vertical Cities Asia Competition

Berkeley Team Wins Second Prize at 2015 Vertical Cities Asia Competition Read More »


Kris Yao | Artech Nominated As WAF Finalist

KRIS YAO | Artech was announced as a finalist for the 2015 World Architecture Foundation Awards for the Higher Education and Research category. The Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts was built in New Taipei City. Read More »


Curbing America’s Addiction To Air Conditioning

Professor of Architecture Gail Brager, Associate Director of the Center for the Built Envornment, was featured on a segment of "The Takeaway with John Hockenberry," where she discussed the effects of a dependence to air conditioning. Read More »


UC Center Sacramento announces white paper winner

UC Center Sacramento announced Professor of City and Regional Planning, Karen Chapple, as the winner of its second annual UCCS Bacon Public Lectureship and White Paper Competition. Read More »


Berkeley is Ranked the #4 Architecture University in the World

QS has recently ranked CED Berkeley # 4 in the annual World University Rankings for Architecture/ Built Environment. Read More »


Professor Linda Jewell Awarded Dumbarton Oak Fellowship

Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design Linda Jewell was awarded a 2015-16 Dumbarton Oak Fellowship. Read More »



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