Sea Ranch is 50: Kenneth Caldwell looks at the history and future of the iconic California site
Sea Ranch is 50: Kenneth Caldwell looks at the history and future of the iconic California site
In a joint design collaboration, HOK and Mark Cavagnero Associates designed San Francisco's new Public Safety Building.
Today, only 22 percent of Richmond residents are African-American, compared with 44 percent in 1990, according to the U.S. Census.
An Architect's Story: Chris Downey
Q&A: UC Berkeley's Carol J. Galante, on making housing affordable
The students of ED4A: Design and Activism, instructed by Professor Walter Hood and Associate Professor Ronald Rael, planted sapling oak trees in Lowell Park in a campaign to "re-oak" Oakland
Urban Canvas, Autodesk’s new software product for master planning, among other major applications was released at the APA conference this April.
The deadline to apply to Disc*2015 and the Summer [IN]STITUTE has been extended to June 1st!
Karen Murray and Christopher Sensenig promoted at Van Meter Williams Pollack.
Assistant Prof. Andrew Atwood and partner Anna Neimark receive the 2015 Architectural League Prize. This year's competition was organized around the concept of Authenticity.
Prof. Mark Anderson’s firm, Anderson Anderson Architecture, received the 2015 AIA Design Award for Social Responsibility. Their energy-positive portable classroom provides a high performance, healthy educational environment.
Associate Professor of Architecture Ronald Rael was selected for the 2015 Bakar Fellowship.
In response to the severe drought in California, a group of students under the direction of lecturer and horticulturalist Dawn Kooyumjian has published a 134-page booklet that includes four templates for drought-tolerant landscaping
Nate Kauffman (MLA '14) has been working as a project manager with OWLIZED, a startup tech company that specializes in visualizing augmented reality scenarios.
A team of CED graduate students instructed by Assistant Professor of Architecture Stefano Schiavon and Lecturer in Architecture Brandon Levitt were selected as winners in the U.S. Department of Energy Race to Zero Student Design Competition.
We regret to announce that Michio Yamaguchi (B.Arch '66) the founder of Michio Yamaguchi Architecture passed away.
The third issue of Room One Thousand is now available online. 'Urban Pilgrimage' examines the historical and contemporary connection between cities and those who pass through them.
It is with mixed emotions that we announce the retirement of Professor of Architecture and Geography Paul Groth this May. Paul gave one of his last lectures in April.
David Baker Architect's Tassafaronga Village was recognized by the AIA Committe on the Environment as one of the top ten projects in 2015.
Congratulations to all the CED alumni award winners!
QS has recently ranked CED Berkeley # 4 in the annual World University Rankings for Architecture/ Built Environment.
On Monday, April 27 2015, the Minister of Education and Culture of the British Virgin Islands announced the the launch Virgin Islands National Youth Policy and Strategic Framework
Urban planning software developed by UC Berkeley-professor startup released through Autodesk
The College of Environmental Design's 2015 commencement will speaker will be Lalo Alcaraz
The renowned California modernist, Donald Olsen passed away on March 21, 2015.
Hong Kong actor, Kenneth Tsang (B.Arch '60), won the 2015 Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 2014 crime-thriller, Overhead 3
The latest experimentation with digital fabrication and alternative materials in 3D printing involves decomposing glass, sawdust, concrete, and even stone into baser forms such as powders and liquids.
The Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) honored David Thorne Landscape Architect, Inc. (DTLA) with a Gold Award for a residential project entitled ‘The Reclamation of Native Oak Ridge.’
We are sad to announce that Asa Hanamoto (B.S. Landscape Architecture '50) one of the founders of RHAA Landscape Architecture passed away April 9, 2015.
The College of Environmental Design is pleased to announce CED Connects.
Michael Fifield (B.A. Arch. ‘73), FAIA, AICP, University of Oregon Professor of Architecture and former department head, has been recognized by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) as a Distinguished Professor.
The American Planning Association will honor Perkins+Will at the Awards Luncheon at APA's National Planning Conference in Seattle.
LAEP partnered with the San Lorenzo Village Home Association and StopWaste to create "Gardens for San Lorenzo," a booklet containing color photographs, watercolor paintings, illustrations of drought tolerant garden designs and plant identifications.
An enclave of weathered weekend houses, which began as a unique experiment in design, stretch 10 miles along the rugged cliffs of the Sonoma Coast.
Thinking of being an Urban Studies, Landscape Architecture, Sustainable Environmental Design or Architecture major?
The Berkeley Art Museum announced that its first show in its new location will be an architecture-themed exhibition that, says its creator, "is definitely not an architecture show."
Jennifer Wolch, Dean of the College of Environmental Design moderated a panel at the Science for Parks, Parks for Science: The Next Century Summit.
Berkeley officials voted unanimously Tuesday night to streamline the process for homeowners who want to add secondary units — sometimes called in-law units or granny flats — to their properties.
Five years ago the first parklet appeared on Divisadero Street, and now there are 50 such spaces in San Francisco, with another 25 or so in the works.
After celebrating the 50th anniversary of CED, Dean Wolch approached a small group of alumni and friends of CED to ask their help in advancing the strategic goals of the college through their professional expertise, counsel, and connections
On March 7, 2015, at the 6th annual Berkeley Circus Soiree, CED celebrated the achievements of three remarkable alumni with the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards.
Landscape architecture must help our communities confront the coming challenges of our era with ever decreasing resources.
A new research collaboration at Berkeley is working towards developing advanced computing to enable "intelligent" building infrastructure.
The shore of the San Francisco Bay will change dramatically as a result of rising sea levels, threatening biodiversity, wetlands, and local property.
Concrete is not typically described as delicate. But "Bloom," a tempietto unveiled at the Berkeley Circus, may change that.
Designing People shows the evolution of architectural renderings.
Congratulations to the CED and Berkeley alumni who are being elevated to the AIA College of Fellows for 2015.
John King, Architecture writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, led a class of urban studies students on a tour of downtown San Francisco.
A research team led by Ron Rael unveiled "Bloom," an 3D printed architectural feat, on Friday, March 6.
Two students from the College of Environmental Design were chosen out of three finalists for the Jacobs Hall Wall Panel Design Competition.
Jesus Barajas (Ph.D. City and Regional Planning '16) is one of twenty graduate students in the nation chosen to participate in the 23rd Annual Eno Leadership Development Conference.
Fauzia Khanani (M. Arch '06) has been selected by the American Institute of Architects to feature her work in their 2015 Emerging Professionals Exhibition.
Groundbreaking research demonstrates the potential of architectural 3-D printing.
The style of architectural renderings changes with the times, describes John King.
Betsey Olenick Dougherty ( M. Arch. '75), founder of Dougherty + Dougherty, was interviewed by Al Jazeera about the future of applying neuroscience to building design.
Daniel Solomon and Owen Kennerly collaborated on Mercy Housing, perhaps the most satisfying residential piece in Mission Bay.
David Baker Architects (DBA) Amit C. Price Patel (M.C.P., M. Arch '03) to principal, announced David Baker (M. Arch '82).
Jesse LeCavalier (M. Arch '03) was awarded the 2015 New Faculty Teaching Award by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
The Center for the Built Environment (CBE) at the College of Environmental Design, Berkeley (CED) has been awarded three grants totaling $8 million.
The MIT Museum presents a comprehensive exhibition of photography that appeared in every issue of the environmental design journal, Places, from 1987-2009.
Distinguished alumna Topher Delaney (B.A. Landscape Architecture ‘73) is celebrating the grand opening of her public art installation “Promise Land” on Sunday, February 15.
Vice Chancellors Gibor Basri and Catherine Koshland join Dean Jennifer Wolch to inaugurate new CED student equity project.
Dan Howard (MCP '15) developed a guide that shows transit riders just how much of the city they can reach on trains and buses in a given time window.
Kris Yao wins New Taipei City Museum of Art Design Competition.
Emerging Objects, founded by Associate Professor of Architecture Ron Rael, and Virginia San Fratello has come up with a solution which may be able to greatly reduce the use of air conditioning systems in hot dry climates.
Schiavon research to focus on finding ways to reduce energy consumption in buildings and increase people's well-being.
Jonathan Kanda (B.A. Arch '91) was promoted to principal at CO Architects.
Kyle Konis was awarded the 2015 New Faculty Teaching Award by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.
The CED student design team worked with the firm of Japanese stararchitect Kengo Kuma to actualize the design.
Carmel “Candy” Friesen ('50) passed away at home on January 27, 2015. She is the founder of the Carmel P. Friesen Chair in Urban Studies currently held by Professor Robert Cervero.
Stanley Saitowtiz and Jim Jennings have been named Spring 2015 Joseph Esherick Visiting Professors of Practice in Architecture. Saitowitz and Jennings are co-teaching an A202 Graduate Option Studio.
Michael Bell, Professor of Architecture at Columbia University, is joining the Department of Architecture as Howard Friedman Visiting Professor of Practice in the Spring of 2015.
Carol Galante, Terner Distinguished Professor of Affordable Housing and Urban Policy, credits her undergraduate urban geography professor, Richard Fusch, as her mentor and inspiration.
The UC Berkeley campus is celebrating the 100th year of the Jane K. Sather Campanile.
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 of the new 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*2015 (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.