CED Professor Walter Hood Discusses His Design Vision for the International African American Museum

Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning and Urban Design Walter Hood is contributing to the design of the International African American Museum. Read More »


Now Open in Wurster Hall…Rice & Bones!

Award-winning culinary innovator, Charles Phan, partnered with CED to launch his newest endeavor — Rice & Bones — at the west entrance to Wurster Hall. Read More »


UC Berkeley Student Team Places Third in US Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon

Students from the University of Denver and UC Berkeley -- including a cohort of architecture students from the College of Environmental Design -- were part of a collaborative team that recently placed third in the 2017 Solar Decathlon. Read More »


Chancellor Christ Recognizes Y-PLAN, Center for Cities + Schools at Community Leaders Breakfast

On Friday, September 29, Chancellor Christ recognized three Bay Area programs, giving special recognition to the Center for Cities + Schools (CC+S) and its award-winning educational program Y-PLAN for its strong social justice and health equity focus. Read More »


Professor Emeritus Charles C. Benton’s Images Infiltrate the Fashion Industry

Photographs taken by Professor Emeritus of Architecture Charles C. Benton have been featured on a line of sweatshirts by eco-conscious apparel brand, EIWIL. 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 »