Reimagining the Sacred, ARCH Professor Rene Davids Takes the Classroom to Lima, Peru

A cohort of 15 ARCH students from CED traveled to Lima, Peru Read More »


Architecture Student Team Builds Giant Digital Bird Nest

A team of graduate students in the Architecture Department at the College of Environmental Design install a giant digital bird's nest at the Botanical Gardens. Read More »


LAEP Student Megan Bradley Named Athlete of the Year by Cal Sports

College of Environmental Design student Megan Bradley (BA Landscape Architecture ‘18) was named Female Athlete of the Year by Cal Sports on April 26. Read More »


Architecture Alumna Niknaz Aftahi Fights Religious Oppression With Design Education

Banned from college in Iran because of her Baha’i faith, College of Environmental Design alumna Niknaz Aftahi (M.Arch ‘14) risked everything to learn, studying architecture at a storied underground university. Read More »


Nicholas de Monchaux Named Bakar Faculty Fellow & Recipient of Spark Fund Award

Associate Professor of Architecture and Urban Design Nicholas DeMonchaux was recently named a Bakar Faculty Fellow for 2017-2018, in addition to being named the recipient of the Spark Fund Award. Read More »


Professor Karen Chapple Receives Chancellor’s Award for Public Service

DCRP Professor Karen Chapple was named the recipient of the 2017 faculty Chancellor's Award for Research in the Public Interest. Read More »



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