San Francisco Eco-Districts: Young planners create a sustainable neighborhood in the Outer Sunset
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.
AIA East Bay holds first annual youth architecture camp at Wurster Hall.
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.
Professor Michael Dear examines the history of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.
Former CED student Charles Phan wins the "Oscar" of food awards. (Image credit: Michael Macor)
Scott Johnson (B.A. Arch '72) publishes book focusing on the contemporary architectural theory and practice shift towards performance.
Assistant professor Stefano Schiavon's research concludes that green buildings do not mean happier workers.
Karen Frick, Paul Waddell, and David Weinzimmer publish an article researching the Tea Party's impact on Agenda 21.
Berkeley students won first prize for the “Competitions of Competitions.”
Esteemed architect, Frederic Schwartz, passed away 4/28/14.
Professor and Chair of LAEP, Louise Mozingo receives an award for her book.
UC Berkeley students are awarded the final prize for Japan’s 4th LIXIL International University Architecture Competition.
Berkeley alumnus Nico Larco (M. Arch ’01) writes his new book, Site Design for Multifamily Housing: Creating Livable, Connected Neighborhoods.
UC Berkeley students offer Decal on restoring the Thorsen House.
Eli Perszyk awarded Sustainability Award.
Karen Frick, Assistant Adjunct Professor of City and Regional Planning, recently published a study on the Tea Party and property rights activism taking place in the Bay Area and Atlanta.
AIA San Francisco recognizes Raveevarn Choksombatchai and commends UC Berkeley Environmental Design Archives.
Austrian Hans Hollein (M. Arch ’60) Pritzker Prize winner who ushered in architecture's post-modernism movement in the 1970s, has died after a long illness at 80.
Synthicity, a startup founded by CED professors and students, was selected as one of the six companies for San Francisco's Entrepreneurs in Residence program.
CED Alumni, Rosanna Hu and Lyndon Neri, win the mainland China area award at the eighth Far Eastern Architectural Design Award.
Architecture Professor Ronald Rael researches new materials to 3-D print.
Professor Jason Corburn works with the City of Richmond in developing a new Health ordinance.
Fabrication Shop manager, Semar Prom, is one of 13 recipients of this year's award.
CED Alumni win Metropolis magazine design competition.
The Environmental Design Archives announces the launch of their beautiful new website.
Greg Perloff (MCP, '76) is well-known for his success of the Fox Theater that is now the centerpiece of the thriving Uptown District in downtown Oakland. Currently, he is involved in master planning to improve Berkeley's Greek Theater.
This year, the college celebrated the remarkable accomplishments of Meric Gertler, Gwendolyn Wright, and Mark Francis, FASLA, with the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award during the fourth annual Berkeley Circus Soirée.
Plans for Access Fee Waivers and a new Materials Store are introduced to address the constraints of many CED students who face unbearable additional costs in their design classes.
The debate about the economic benefits of transit service remains divided as readily available data and good theories about transit and economic growth are scarce.
CED Architecture graduate student Antony Kim and his faculty mentor, Galen Cranz are chosen for the first-ever Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship.
Jeffrey Chusid wins award for Saving Wright: The Freeman House and the Preservation of Meaning, Materials, and Modernity.
Janet Delaney captured the changing SoMa neighborhood in a photography book titled, "South of Market"
Erick Guerra (Ph.D. Planning '13) was the 2013 winner for the prestigious Barclay Gibbs Jones Award for the Best Dissertation in Planning.
Professor Nezar Alsayyad has been named a 2014 Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
Albert Chu applies his architecture background to designing accessory line.
The American Institute of Architects recognizes Oakland senior apartment housing for its sustainable design.
A panel of Indian American community activists met at CED to discuss the recent Supreme Court ruling which effectively criminalizes homosexuality. Hinduism has always supported the notion of multiple sexualities, declared novelist Manil Suri.
Fred Blackwell leaves role of Oakland City Administrator to become CEO of philanthropic organization.
A few students from Berkeley's winning team will be flying to Tokyo for their design presentation and final selection in an international competition.
Michael Dear, a professor of City and Regional Planning at CED, has received the Globe Book Award for his book, Why Walls Won't Work: Repairing the US-Mexico Divide.
Urban Studies and Business Administration graduate was awarded the Fulbright Award and will research in Mumbai, India for nine months.
Pamela Babey (B.Arch '68) collaborates with her client from Hong Kong on his superyacht, Lady Candy. Featured in the Spring 2014 issue of Superyacht Design magazine, this 55-meter vessel exudes sophistication and glamour.
Clark Kellogg (BA Arch. '74), a lecturer in innovation and design thinking at the Haas School of Business talks about the gratifying experience of creating one piece of art a day.
Congratulations to Jeffrey Averill, Isabelle Lucienne Duvivier, Kenneth I. Fisher, Mark L. Gillem, and Wendy Sullock Rogers for being elevated to the prestigious AIA College of Fellows for 2014. Also, we would like to specially recognize Kris Yao for rece
Berkeley alumna, Lia Cooke, opens art exhibit in Liege, Belgium.
Dean of the School of Information Science advocates for data science skills.
CASA alumni Awards Esparza / Del Campo / Escobar Scholarships to CED students
Robert Noble meets at the Waste Management Phoenix Open Executive Sustainability Forum and gives a speech on Noble Environmental Technologies current research on sustainable material.
As UC Berkeley celebrates the successful completion of The Campaign for Berkeley, the College of Environmental Design (CED) wants to thank our 5856 alumni, donors, parents and friends for contributing over $23 million to the campaign.
The Department of Architecture at CED is the recipient of a $6.7 million endowment from the estate of Wm. Stephen Allen, co-founder of Anshen + Allen, and his wife Jane Eikelman.
Blackwell moves up into the lead Administrator Role.
Firm in New York cuts a new approach to creating architecture.
Wendy Schmidt's Philanthropy has a broad reach.
Schafran honored for his in-depth analysis on the American Foreclosure Crisis
CED Architecture Graduate Emily Pilloton talks about her new documentary showing this week.
CED Dean Jennifer Wolch presented the keynote address for the global Biophilic Cities Launch conference, which took place from October 17-20, 2013 at the University of Virginia's School of Architecture. The presentation is now available to stream online.