January 25, 2017
This spring, the Center for the Built Environment (CBE) at UC Berkeley will celebrate two decades of research that’s yielded a broad and valuable body of knowledge, innovation, publications, and industry impacts.
December 21, 2016
Slightly raising indoor temperatures and equipping office workers with smart fans saves significantly on overall office building energy costs while maintaining employee comfort, according to new research that could guide the design and operation of new and existing office buildings in the world’s tropical regions.
December 5, 2016
Part biographical account of the physical barrier dividing the United States of America from the United Mexican States, Borderwall as Architecture is also a protest against the wall and a projection about its future through a series of propositions.
December 5, 2016
Professor of Architecture Jean-Paul Bourdier’s newest book of photography, Body Unbound, continues his visual exploration of human existence through the physical, ethereal and our cultural ancestry.
October 26, 2016
Tiny House in My Backyard (THIMBY), an interdisciplinary team of College of Environmental Design and other UC Berkeley graduate and undergraduate students, won second place overall in the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Tiny Home Competition.
September 26, 2016
San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR) President and CEO, and College of Environmental Design alumnus Gabriel Metcalf (MCP ‘02) was recently named as the inaugural Robert S. Cornish Endowed Chair of Regional Planning.
September 13, 2016
Carme Pinós, an award-winning architect and educator, is the 2016 recipient of the Berkeley-Rupp Architecture Professorship and Prize, the University of California, Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design (CED) announced today.
September 6, 2016
A research team led by the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for the Built Environment plans to develop ways to integrate commercially available “smart” ceiling fans and communicating thermostats, and to evaluate how they may improve energy efficiency and comfort in multi-family residential and small commercial buildings.
August 24, 2016
The College of Environmental Design saw a number of faculty changes this summer.
July 7, 2016
Cooper, a landscape designer, urbanist and researcher, has joined the department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design as an Assistant Professor
July 7, 2016
Dr. Rodríguez to join the College of Environmental Design this fall as Chancellor’s Professor of City and Regional Planning.
June 21, 2016
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced Professor of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning Chip Sullivan as the 2016 recipient of the Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal for significant and sustained excellence in landscape architecture education.
June 21, 2016
Professor Chip Sullivan's new book features comics, vibrant illustrations on design aesthetics and landscape planning.
June 17, 2016
"Shaping Terrain" focuses on the ways existing geography has shaped postcolonial urbanism in Latin America.
April 18, 2016
UC Berkeley’s Global Urban Humanities Initiative will conduct four more years of interdisciplinary studies on cities and urban life, thanks to $1.5 million in renewed funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
April 13, 2016
The UC Berkeley Food Institute has given a DCRP Faculty team $50,000 to study new reforms in the Oakland Unified School District’s meal program in an effort that could help schools across the country.
March 17, 2016
Bo Chung (M.C.P '17) and his mentor Malo Hutson, Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning, are one of eighteen teams selected by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation for the fourth Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship.
March 3, 2016
Ethnography for Designers teaches architects and designers how to listen actively to the knowledge people have about their own culture according to Professor of Architecture Galen Cranz's new book.
February 24, 2016
Jon Stryker (M.Arch ’89), founder and president of the Arcus Foundation, is the first recipient of the College of Environmental Design’s Catherine Bauer Wurster Award for Social Practice. The award recognizes the significant achievements of a CED alumnus toward advancing social justice, environmental conservation, and fair urban development.
February 22, 2016
UC Center Announces The Winner of its Second Annual UCCS Bacon Public Lectureship and White Paper Competition
Professor Karen Chapple from the Department of City and Regional Planning, is announced as the second annual UCCS Bacon Public Lectureship and White Paper Competition.
February 9, 2016
The Department of Architecture welcomes our newest faculty member Neyran Turan as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture.
January 22, 2016
David Lehrer and Lindsey Graham of the Center for the Built Environment pitched a winning project at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Catalyst Energy Innovation Prize Demo Day held in December in Philadelphia, PA.