Lydia Tan Joins Bentall Kennedy LP as Senior Vice President, Development
Lydia Tan Joins Bentall Kennedy LP as Senior Vice President, Development
UC Berkeley M.Arch students begin construction in Japan on their winning design in the 4th Annual LIXIL competition.
Gerardo Sandoval, PhD and MCP alumn, receives the Chester Rapkin Award for best article in JPER
William W. Wurster Dean and Professor of City & Regional Planning, Jennifer Wolch, recently contributed to a Co. Design article about eco-gentrification and the “just green enough” intervention in urban spaces
ARCHITECT Magazine recently highlighted Rael San Fratello as part of their Next Progressives series.
Congratulations to all CED alumni and faculty whose work was recognized by the AIA California Council.
As cities wrestle with an affordable-housing crisis, some architects see micro units as an option to explore
The reimagining of two city blocks is helping to shape a new identity for one of San Francisco's bleakest neighborhoods.
The City + Water: International; Perspectives conference, Feb. 28, 2014, featured urban watercourses designed by architects, and urban planners working together to support the conservation, retention, purification, and remediation of city water resources.
A nwe condominium building in an old waterfront section of San Francisco sparks up the neighborhood with its serrated facade.
UC Berkeley alumna helps design a world of hope in Myanmar
Karen Chapple Publishes New Book
The University of California, Berkeley's graduate program in urban planning ranked second in the nation.
Professor Paul Waddell Awarded 2014 MacArthur Grant
Professor Louise Mozingo Receives 2014 ASLA Award
Erik Jensen (M.LA ’15) was recognized by the American Society of Landscape Architects with an Honor Award for his 16th Street Station design.
Rebecca Hui recently had The Secret Life of Urban Animals on exhibit.
Michael Mendez appointed to state mining and geology board.
The Spark Concept & Student Awards are focused on work that is in the idea stage, and are the primary home for student entries.
Sandhya Sood (M.Arch '99) has studied, conducted research and written extensively on Julia Morgan’s, FAIA, work with a focus on sustainability.
A recent exhibit at Impact Hub Oakland showcased ingenious yet simple well-designed stools by Branden Adams (MLA ’02) and Jennifer Ivanovich (MLA ’02).
UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design, the Haas School of Business and the UC Berkeley School of Law launched a real estate certificate program aimed at training graduate students to face the challenges of modern urban development.
The city of Fremont is taking a bold risk in how they are planning the growth of their city.
Mark Smout and Laura Allen Named Fall 2014 Howard A. Friedman Visiting Associate Professor in Practice of Architecture
UC Berkeley is number one in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of public national universities.
CED ARCH Welcomes New Faculty Member Simon Schleicher
CED, Haas School of Business and Berkeley School of Law launch new joint real estate program.
Sheila Kennedy, principal architect with the firm KVA Matx who has just won the Berkeley-Rupp Prize for using architecture to advance female empowerment, specializes in “soft infrastructure.” And to her, it holds an enormous amount of potential energy to
Anna Goodman (M.S. Arch '11; Ph.D. Candidate '16) received the 2014 Carter Manny Award for PhD dissertation writing from the Graham foundation.
David Baker (M. Arch '82) and last year’s Fall 2013 Esherick Professor, lives with his partner in a tiny 712 sq ft cottage, dubbed Zero Cottage.
Sheila Kennedy Named the 2014 Rupp Prize Winner.
Challengers to Texas voter ID law are represented by a team of over a dozen lawyers from the U.S. Justice Department, civil and voting rights groups, and private law firms. The burden of proof is on the challengers to show that the ID law will stop Texas
Kala Gallery, located in West Berkeley, is partnering with the College of Environmental Design,
The Campanile's 100th birthday is in 2015, and its historic esplanade – the terraces, trees, lawns and staircases surrounding the tower – got a summer spiff-up for the celebration.
Toni L. Griffin has recently been named the Theodore B. and Doris Shoong Lee Distinguished Professor of Real Estate Law and Urban Planning.
Walkers, cyclists, and commuter-rail riders are much more satisfied than drivers and transit users.
Two new professors have joined the faculty of the department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at Berkeley.
More than 175 students from around the globe joined CED faculty, graduate student instructors and leading practitioners in architecture, landscape design and sustainable city planning for CED's summer program offerings.
Crawford's Fulbright Fellowship will help support her research in the Pearl River Delta of China.
CED grads Ceara O'Leary and Emily Pilloton gain recognition for their projects within public interest design.
Carol Galante, current assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) commissioner, will join the University of California, Berkeley faculty in January 2015.
Berkeley, California’s Project H offers a window into the future of K-12 education. And if it’s not the future, it should be. Just don’t call it a shop class.
Washington D.C. recently finished their street car line that spans 2.4 miles and the street car services are rolling out in 16 American cities and dozens more are in the process.
Karen Trapenburg Frick, adjunct professor of City & Regional Planning.
Are cottages the next urban infill trend?
[in]LAND students reveal the landscape through exploration at Blake Garden.
A small clutch of hens — plus a few ducks and turkey chicks — are nesting comfortably in a new redwood four-plex in southwest Berkeley today, thanks to a group of design-minded high school students and a unique summer program at UC Berkeley.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency recently launched a pilot program for commuter shuttles.
Berkeley student receives award at DIS
d+D Earns Coveted Gold Nugget Grand Award Honors
Sir Peter Hall passes away at age 82
Can planners find common ground with Tea Party and property rights activists on means even if they don’t agree on ends?
Professor Mary Comerio published in Cityscape
AIA East Bay holds first annual youth architecture camp at Wurster Hall.
San Francisco Eco-Districts: Young planners create a sustainable neighborhood in the Outer Sunset
The TOMODACHI Y-PLAN program, in its third year, starts at Wurster Hall
Market Street undergoes transformation.
Local architect and architecture historian, Pierluigi Serraino, recently published a book titled, Donald Olsen: Architect of Habitable Abstractions,
‘Split-Rocker’ by Jeff Koons Installed at 30 Rock
The College of Environmental Design was awarded a grant for Innovation in Equity and Inclusion for the proposed materials store project.
Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow explores the paradox of “environmental gentrification,”
The Department of City and Regional Planning at College of Environmental Design, Berkeley is the recipient of two endowments from the estate of Robert “Bob” Cornish.
Join the Environmental Design Archives on Instagram and Facebook for #WursterWednesday and #FeinFriday
Professors Davids and Aalto are awarded a grant from the Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study.
The Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) released Report 167.
Sha Hwang hired to make Obamacare beautiful.
Pedro Peterson reflects on the world cup.
UC Berkeley and UCLA explore urban humanities
The Global Urban Humanities Initiative is pleased to announce a call for papers on the theme of Urban Pilgrimage.
Shifan Deng (M. Arch '15) wins ZGF scholarship
Kris Yao exhibits installation at 2014 Venice Biennale
SOM and Mark Cavagnero Associates are designing an expansion for Moscone Center.
Meyer + Silberberg Land Architects, 888 Brannan San Francisco, CA
DCRP alumna Melanie Curry (MCP ’11) takes to the streets, reporting for Streetsblog LA and SF.
Planning for rising sea level underway.
Anne Fougeron (M. Arch '80) awarded twice by AIA,
Jeff Vincent published an article in the Journal of Planning Education and Research.
U.S HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan keynote's Center for Cities + Schools' Y-PLAN National Summit!
Increasing public transport provision in metropolitan areas can be of great benefit for wages and employment density.
Professor Matt Kondolf and geomorphologist Toby Minear research effects of sedimentation of California dams.
Students from Professor Macdonald’s Spring 2014 CP 208 Plan Preparation Studio presented the plan proposals they prepared for San Francisco’s Lombard Street corridor at a community meeting of local residents and business owners.
Chris Bauer has been tending the bees at Blake Garden since 2008.
The Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning honors Professor Joe McBride with scholarship fund in his name.
Michael Dear is welcomed into the Fellowship by its President, Sir John Cadogan (left).
Palo Alto building moves from senior care to dynamic flair
KINGS BEACH HOUSING has received the 2014 AIA/HUD Secretary's Award
Steelblue and Autodesk collaborated to make the largest 3-D printed model of San Francisco
Professor Emeritus Donlyn Lyndon celebrates the history and landscape of the Sea Ranch community
John Beutler creates design app for architects, designers, and students.
Alvaro Huerta (Ph.D. City & Regional Planning '11) published an op-ed in The Daily Californian examining the economic inequalities among different ethnic groups in the United States.
Walter Hood will address graduates at commencement on May 16, 2014. He will also receive the 2014 Dean's Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the Buffalo School.
Elizabeth Macdonald, CED Associate Professor, introduces representatives from New Orleans and Syracuse, N.Y. during a walking tour to the Octavia Boulevard expressway corridor in San Francisco, Calif.
Karen Kensek and Douglas Noble win 2014 ACSA Creative Achievement Award and release books on building information modeling.
Room 1000 is awarded best publication from the UCB Student Media Center.
Karen Frick, Paul Waddell, and David Weinzimmer studies Tea Party's anti-Agenda 21 movement.
The new North Beach Branch Library offers a new perspective for viewing the neighborhood.
Anna Goodman receives 2014 Charlotte W. Newcomb Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
129 Natoma Street is a prototype SOMA infill building where the party walls become thickened zones for access, light and services, leaving an indeterminate open field of space inbetween as a blank canvas for the inhabitants to transform
2014 AIA/SF Citation Award in the Unbuilt Design category for Ambient House and a Citation Award in Interior Architecture for the redesign of 232 Wurster Hall went to VeeV Design.
Conceived as a node in the expanding system of local food distribution in the Bay Area, the Hub would operate on multiple scales as a wholesale/retail farmers market, education facility and local business incubator.