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Urban Ghosts: The Future Of Artists, Place and Displacement in The American City

In the aftermath of the Ghost Ship fire and under a new Trump presidency, what are the prospects for artists and culture in the American city? Read More »

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DISC*2017 INFO SESSION WEBCAST THURSDAY JANUARY 12 4PM PST

Learn more about the Disc* curriculum and have your questions answered in real time by co-directors Gabriel Kaprielian and Ghigo DiTommaso. Read More »

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Assistant Professor Neyran Turan Wins Arch Newspaper’s 2016 Best of Design Award

Professor Turan's architecture and design firm, NEMESTUDIO, won the Best of Design Award for Architectural Representation in the Digital category. Read More »

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Turning Up the Heat Could Help Tropical Cities Cool Down

According to new research by a team of researchers led by Assistant Professor of Architecture Stefano Schiavon, slightly raising indoor office temps could significantly save on overall building energy costs while maintaining employee comfort. Read More »

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Associate Professor Ron Rael’s Work Featured in MoMA’s Permanent Collection

Associate Professor of Architecture Ron Rael and his partner Virginia San Fratello’s architectural plans are included in a new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York titled “Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter.” Read More »

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CED Faculty & Staff Shine with UC Berkeley Advising Council Awards

CED is pleased to announce that faculty and staff members from the college received four excellence in advising awards and a nomination for a fifth award for 2016 from the UC Berkeley Advising Council. Read More »

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M.Arch Students Design Art Installation In Response to US Election

In response to the feelings of tension, unease and anxiety after the conclusion of the US election, a group of second-year M.Arch students built a communal art piece in the Wurster Courtyard last week. Read More »

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Cartooning the Landscape: The Video

An utterly unique talent, Chip Sullivan has shared his vast knowledge of the landscape through his new book, Cartooning the Landscape. Check out the video for his new book here. Read More »

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BOOM Journal Releases Fall Issue on Urban Humanities

BOOM: A Journal of California aims to create a lively conversation about the vital social, cultural, and political issues of our times, in California and the world beyond. Read More »

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Design Innovation From Nature Launches New Website

Design Innovation From Nature launches a new website in support of new campus-wide Minor in Design Innovation. Read More »

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CED Alum is Designing Floating Buildings to Combat Natural Disasters

What if cities could float when a flood or natural disaster hits? CED alum and founder of Arx Pax Greg Henderson (M.Arch ‘03) has developed a new technology to boost resiliency in coastal areas and flood zones by building over water. Read More »

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Welcome

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 »