Center for the Built Environment Awarded $8 Million For New Research

The Center for the Built Environment (CBE) at the College of Environmental Design, Berkeley (CED) has been awarded three grants totaling $8 million. Read More »


Studio One Symposium

March 13-15, Studio One Symposium explores the challenges of integrating big data. Read More »


Reducing Inequality in a Sustainable World Conference

As the global movement for sustainability is gaining steam, inequality continues growing rapidly. How can we slow inequality and poverty while increasing the sustainability of our living patterns and economies? This conference brings together economists, sociologists, ecologists, anthropologists, planners, and policymakers to outline the issues and discuss potential solutions. Three panels address sustainability and inequality from the perspective of cities and regions, measurement, and global growth. The goal of the conference is not just to expose the hard tradeoffs between environmental sustainability and economic growth and equity, but also to offer the possibility of transformation via alternative frameworks for measurement and action. Read More »


Designing People

Exhibit open through May 19th in the Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall Read More »


Blue Ribbon Ceremony inaugurates Materials Store

Vice Chancellors Gibor Basri and Catherine Koshland join Dean Jennifer Wolch to inaugurate new CED student equity project. Read More »


CED Summer Programs Now Accepting Applications for 2015

CED is excited to announce our 2015 Summer Programs: embARC Summer Design Academy, Disc*02 (Design & Innovation for Sustainable Cities) and the Summer [IN]STITUTE in Environmental Design. Read More »



Welcome to the College of Environmental Design (CED), UC Berkeley’s home for built environment design theory and research, innovation, and practice! CED puts you at the forefront of creating a sustainable future. Read More »