2017-2018 DesignIntelligence Survey is Now Available

This year's survey is now open. Deadline is May 26, 2017. 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 »


Newly Launched Berkeley Certificate in Design Innovation Promotes Creativity, Collaboration at Cal

The newly launched certificate will be offered to UC Berkeley undergraduate students as part of a new effort to introduce design thinking as the critical and creative means to innovate, imagine and advance a globally just future. Read More »


Spring 2017 Frameworks Alumni Magazine Available Online

Read the latest faculty, alumni and student news online in the Spring edition of Frameworks. Read More »


Walter Hood Wins American Academy of Arts and Letters Architecture Award

Awarded annually since 1955, the prize is given to American architects whose work is characterized by a strong personal direction, or who explores ideas in architecture through any medium of expression. Read More »


Ronald Rael’s “Borderwall as Architecture” Builds Bridges, Not Walls

Imagine a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico not as a barrier, but as a piece of architecture that brings people together. That’s what Associate Professor of Architecture Ronald Rael does in his new book, Borderwall as Architecture. Read More »


UC Berkeley Architecture Program Ranked # 4 in the World

QS ranks UC Berkeley's Architecture Program #4 out of 200 programs across 6 continents in 2017. Read More »



Welcome to the College of Environmental Design (CED), UC Berkeley’s home for built environment design theory and research, innovation, and practice! CED puts you at the forefront of creating a sustainable future. Read More »