Celebrated architect and alumnus Vishaan Chakrabarti named new College of Environmental Design dean

PAU founder and Dean’s Advisory Council member Vishaan Chakrabarti, FAIA, will begin his term on July 1, 2020. Professor and Chair of Architecture Renee Chow will serve as acting dean for the 2019-2020 academic year. Read More »


We (see)saw(ed), we came, we conquered: CED’s Ronald Rael bridges the border

Professor and acting chair of architecture, Ronald Rael, realized his vision, born a decade ago, as three pink teetertotters were installed along the U.S.-Mexico border. The rest is history. Read More »


UC Berkeley Ranked #3 in North America, #6 Worldwide in Architecture/Built Environment by QS Ranking

The College of Environmental Design's architecture program was ranked #3 in North America and #6 worldwide in the "architecture/built environment" subject area by QS World University Rankings for 2019.  Read More »


CED lecturer Emily Pilloton featured in Time Magazine video

Emily Pilloton founded Girls Garage to inspire and train girls and young women to “fear less, build more.” In a video produced by Time Magazine, Pilloton reflected on the importance of inviting female role models like Melinda Gates to share their stories. Read More »


Professor Lisa Iwamoto’s firm claims Cooper Hewitt National Design Award

Founded in 2000, IwamotoScott has been a longstanding practice in the architecture field. Almost two decades since their start, the firm is still making waves with an award for their work in interior design. Read More »