Neri&Hu's Das Haus installation is designed to "unsettle people"
Neri&Hu's Das Haus installation is designed to "unsettle people"
San Francisco based art collective, Rebar, set out to reenvision how we see real estate in compact urban environments.
In the Memu Meadows research centre, the Nest We Grow “Productive Garden” from the University of California, Berkeley, celebrates agricultural landscape, with deeply rooted connotations to its cultural and personal consumption of food.
Janet Delaney photo documented the changing landscape of SoMa.
STUDIOS Architecture receives two AIA honor awards.
Community historians Barnali Ghosh (M.LA ’01) and her husband Anirvan Chatterjee (B.A. '98) explore the history of Berkeley’s south Asian community in their walking tour
CC+S releases new study on CA's school facility funding.
Carol Galante, Faculty Director in of the Berkeley Program in Housing and Urban Policy, contributes her thoughts to the Berkeley blog on recent FHA policy changes.
The Presidio Trust which manages the Presidio Park presents the design history and the alternative history of the park.
The Academy of Sciences’ new terrace café is a stunning addition to the Golden Gate Park
Jon Schleuning receives 2014 Region Medal of Honor
Noble Environmental Technologies is developing an environmentally conscious building material called Ecor.
The John M. Quigley Medal is created in honor of the deceased Haas School of Business housing expert.
The Berkeley Art Museum on Bancroft will be closing on Sunday.
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.
Ian Carlton awarded for best dissertation in transportation planning and policy.
Admissions Ambassadors Add to the CED Incoming Student Experience.
Under the leadership of Professor Dana Buntrock with assistance from Professors Mark Anderson and Gary Black, UC Berkeley Architecture students won the 4th annual LIXIL competition.
A speculative designer, educator and entrepreneur working to bridge creative talents with social and business problems, Fan’s project Hong Kong As An Archetype: Revisiting Modernist Ideas of the City and its Urban Forms was chosen out of 40 applicants.
Bill Callaway, one of Bay Area’s most influential landscape architects died 11/25 of cancer at 71.
Johnson Fain renovates Crystal Cathedral.
Benjamin Aranda (B.A. Architecture '95) and Chris Lasch are featured in Architectural Record's Design Vanguard
NAMELESS Architecture, Unchung Na (M. Arch '09) and Sorae Yoo (M. Arch '09), uses collaboration to create cutting edge designs.
EHDD #3 design firm for museum construction.
William M. Wurster Dean Jennifer Wolch receives award from Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation.
Alaskan village builds berms out of drftwood.
Diana Hayton (M. Arch '92) was recently elevated to Principal at ELS Architecture and Urban Design.
New Appointment for Christopher Calott
The Foundation for Iranian Studies has cited Dr. Shawhin Roudbari's (Ph.D. Arch '13) dissertation with hon. mention.
Jennifer Burke (B.A. Visual Design ‘82), principal of the San Francisco design firm, Industry, created the exhibition identity, environmental signage, and interpretive materials for the international blockbuster exhibition @Large
Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning, Charisma Acey, was part of the expert panel on WalletHub's rankings for the Best and Worst cities for recreation
San Francisco Chronicle's John King examines the 27-story 535 Mission Street office tower.
Tom Buresh, professor and chair of architecture, has been voted one of the '30 Most Admired Educators' by Design Intelligence.
“Jeff Koons’ Split-Rocker is a marvel,” explains Matt Donham (MLA ’03), principal at RAFT Landscape Architecture. This giant flowering topiary with over 50,000 flowering plants—half toy dinosaur, half rocking horse.
Architecture students rarely envision the construction trade as a career path. While few would argue that design and construction are inexorably linked, design is often assumed to hold the primary role in guiding the realization of a vision.
4th LIXIL International University Architectural Competition: Nest We Grow
The shock waves of the Berkeley’s 1964 Free Speech Movement reverberated within Wurster Hall, transforming the College of Environmental Design into a laboratory for experiments in countercultural art and politics. Associate Professor of Architecture, Gre
The San Lorenzo Village Homeowners’ Association (SLVHA) began work to expand their community’s vision of what a well-maintained lawn might be.
This year the College of Environmental Design was ranked among the best in the nation.
Each year DesignIntelligence publishes rankings gathered from surveying: hiring practictioners, deans of architecture and design schools, and students.
Assistant Professor Stefano Schiavon discusses a better classification system for ventilation in buildings.
Remembering Frederic Schwartz
Professor of Architecture Galen Cranz examines the development of chairs in the modern world.
Professor of City & Regional Planning; Distinguished Chair in Global Poverty and Practice Ananya Roy presented last year on September 20, 2013 at TEDCity2.0.
David Baker (M.Arch ’82) and Esherick Visiting Professor in the fall of 2013, was recently profiled in the California Sunday Magazine.
As cities continue to grow in population their problems also multiply. San Francisco is facing an affordable housing crisis.
The midcentury master plan of Irvine, California, was not so much a radical alternative to suburban design as a boldly rationalized refinement.
Jaime Lerner, a former visiting lecturer at the College of Environmental Design, returned to San Francisco and the Bay Area on a book tour where he spoke on the virtues of inventiveness.
Professor Emeritus of Architecture Sim Van der Ryn’s newest publication, titled Culture, Architecture and Nature (2014), gathers his most compelling essays from the last 50 years
UC Berkeley graduate architecture students the create winning design at SukkahPDX.
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.
Rupp prize winner Sheila Kennedy will begin her residence in January 2015 at CED.
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 (former assistant secretary of HUD) will join the City & Regional Planning 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.
Can backyard cottages solve housing growth needs?
[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