The Colors of City & Regional Planning

Graduation for our PhD students is very special at City and Regional Planning. Our faculty's colors represent the academic power of many different institutions. 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 »


Dean Jennifer Wolch Publishes Paper on Animals in Contemporary Design

What are animals doing in design? A new study by Dean Jennifer Wolch and LAEP Ph.D student Marcus Owens analyzes contemporary animal design projects to consider what it means to pose such a question. Read More »


New Study by Terner Center Shows Housing Infill Is Key to California’s Future

A new report co-authored by CED faculty finds that encouraging new housing development in infill areas would spur economic growth, reduce monthly household costs, and cut greenhouse gas emissions, keeping the state on track to achieving its climate goals. Read More »


Associate Professor Elizabeth Macdonald Co-Authors Study On Pedestrian Wind Comfort in SF

A recent study co-authored by Associate Professor of City & Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design Elizabeth Macdonald revisits the wind comfort standard, examining its effectiveness in promoting pedestrian comfort. Read More »


Terner Center Releases New Paper on Benefits of Off-Site Multifamily Construction

In a new paper published by the Terner Center for Housing Innovation, researchers examine off-site construction as an alternative production method that has significant potential to bring costs down. Read More »



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