Below is a selection of currently offered courses for the summer semester. For a full list of courses, see the UC Berkeley Online Schedule of Classes.
ENV DES 2
Summer [IN]STITUTE: [IN]CITY
Session Dates: 07/6/20 - 08/14/20
Course description: [IN]CITY is a comprehensive six week introduction to the study and practice of urban planning through the lens of sustainability. By attending daily lectures and engaging in studio work, participants acquire the skills necessary to inform planning proposals. [IN]CITY assignments are real projects with actual clients who represent a diverse group of stakeholder organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area. These organizations actively aim to influence sustainable planning policy at the local, county and regional levels. [IN]CITY is geared towards post-baccalaureate students who are considering graduate study in city and regional planning. No previous planning or design experience is necessary to be eligible.
ENV DES 8 (Gabriel Kaprielian)
Disc* (Design & Innovation for Sustainable Cities)
Session Dates: 07/6/20 - 08/7/20
Course description: Disc* is an immersive five-week summer program for college students offered by UC Berkeley's College of Environmental Design that explores an interdisciplinary and multi-scalar approach to design and analysis in the urban environment. Disc* participants engage in the discourses of urban innovation, and develop creative solutions to tackle the urgent challenges global cities face today. Disc* is open to eligible students from any college or university. No prior experience in design is necessary.
ENV DES 9 (Kim Suczynski)
embARC Summer Design Academy
Session Dates: 07/6/20 - 07/31/20
Course description: embARC is a four week summer design program at UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design that brings together high school students from diverse backgrounds to explore architecture, urban design and sustainable city planning through integrated components: an Architecture + Urban Design Studio, a Sustainable City Planning Workshop, a Digital Design Workshop, an Environmental Design Conversation Series and a Community Build project.