Amos Gitai to Teach Seminar on Narrative and Form: Cinema and Architecture

The Israeli film director Amos Gitai (Ph.D Architecture '79) will teach a five week course on film that explores the concepts of narrative and space. CLASS SIZE IS VERY LIMITED SO YOU MUST SIGN UP SOON. OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS ACROSS CAMPUS. Read More »


LAEP Welcomes New Faculty Member Anna Livia Brand

Dr. Anna Livia Brand joins the College of Environmental Design this fall as an Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning. Read More »


New Towers to Grace Taipei Skyline

Alumnus Kris Yao, Hon. FAIA (M. Arch ’78), teams up with Renzo Piano Building Workshop on new Sky Tower in Teipei. Read More »


Professor Jason Corburn Publishes Article on Slum Upgrading and Health Equity

Professor Corburn's paper evaluates urban slum upgrading from cities across the world and concludes that few capture the multiple health benefits of upgrading because they fail to consider the interrelated social and medical determinants of health. Read More »


Fam 1st Summer Camp Gives Mentees and their Mentors a Moment to Shine

AIA East Bay and Fam 1st Family Foundation held their fourth-annual camp in the Cal Design Lab in June. Read More »


Professor Andrew Shanken Publishes Article on Gendered Past of Electricity

Professor Andrew Shanken recently published an article in the June issue of Women's Studies Journal on the history and significance of the gendered representation of electricity. Read More »


How Will California Adapt to Rising Waters?

According to Associate Professor Kristina Hill, rising sea levels could turn much of the Bay Area and Peninsula into a swamp. Read More »



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