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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 »

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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 »

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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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Could Granny Flats Solve the Bay Area’s Housing Crisis?

Amid the Bay Area’s housing shortage, initiatives to lessen land-use rules and permitting procedures have sprung up across the Bay. Read More »

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Could Eco-Villages Change the Future of Housing and the Environment?

Increased interest in sustainable living has sparked development companies and local governments to explore ways to create and build out intentional communities. Professor Harrison Fraker discusses the new trend. Read More »

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New Study on Housing Rental Market Digs into Big Data on Craigslist

The report utilizes 11 million Craigslist rental housing listings to determine patterns and trends in rental housing markets and assess housing affordability. 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 »