CED’s Diversity Platforms Committee announces Call for Proposals

DEADLINE OCT 25. Now in its 2nd year, CED's Diversity Platforms Committee has put out a call for proposals for projects that enrich the college's activities through Curricular Enrichment, Exhibits and Special Events. Read More »


SPUR President and CEO Gabriel Metcalf Named Inaugural Robert S. Cornish Chair

Metcalf will teach a Spring 2017 graduate seminar titled “Regional Planning and Democratic Practice" investigating the intersection of regional planning and democratic theory. Read More »


Spanish architect Carme Pinós awarded 2016 Berkeley-Rupp Prize

Carme Pinós, an award-winning Spanish architect and educator, is the 2016 recipient of the Berkeley-Rupp Architecture Professorship and Prize. Read More »


Big Give — Mark Your Calendar for November 17th

You’ve heard of the butterfly effect, but do you know about the Berkeley effect? CED students personify the Berkeley effect by creating ripples in the world that enact lasting change. Be ready to support us in supporting them! Read More »


Center for Built Environment to blend smart ceiling fans & communicating thermostats

Center for the Build Environment Announces funding to develop ways to integrate commercially available “smart” ceiling fans and communicating thermostats, and to evaluate how they may improve energy efficiency. Read More »


Discourses and Methods in Contemporary Urban Design: A Lunchtime Lecture Series

TUE, 9/30 - 11/29; 1:00pm - 2:00pm, 172 Wurster. Please join us for a series of fascinating lectures about issues facing global cities offered by the the Masters of Urban Design program. Free and open to the public. Read More »


Students Plant Seeds for Change at North Richmond Community Garden

Students from the embARC Summer Design Academy spent the month of July planning, constructing and building out a multipurpose facility for Verde Partnership Garden in North Richmond. Read More »


Professor Lisa Iwamoto Leads Pinterest HQ Redesign

Pinterest’s new 100,000 square foot workspace was designed by architecture firm IwamotoScott, whose founder and principal Lisa Iwamoto is a Professor of Architecture at the College of Environmental Design. Read More »



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