Sullivan's exhibition is titled “Cartooning the Landscape: Art, Nature and Consciousness,” showcasing illustrations from the most recent edition of his same-titled book.
Sullivan's exhibition is titled “Cartooning the Landscape: Art, Nature and Consciousness,” showcasing illustrations from the most recent edition of his same-titled book.
The winners of the 2017-18 Arcus/Places Journal Prize are Jack Halberstam, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, and Lucas Crawford, Assistant Professor of English at the University of New Brunswick.
Professor Crysler was selected as one of two recipients of the 2017 Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity.
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CED alumnus Richard Kamler (B.Arch ‘58, M.Arch ‘73), an artist-activist known for bringing art into prisons and the prison experience into museums, died on November 1 in San Francisco after a 12-year battle with thyroid cancer.
Carolina Reid, Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning at the College of Environmental Design, argues that the passing of this proposal would be “absolutely devastating” for California.
College of Environmental Design alumnus Jesse LeCavalier (M.Arch ‘03), founder of New Jersey-based firm LeCavalier R+D, was recently named one of five finalists of the 2018 Young Architects Program (YAP).
Karen Trapenberg Frick, Assistant Adjunct Professor of City & Regional Planning at the College of Environmental Design, published a commentary in the latest issue of Urban Planning titled "Plowshares or Swords? Fostering Common Ground Across Difference".
CED alumnus Dong-Ping Wong (B.A. Arch ‘01), co-founder of the architecture studio Family New York, has been changing the definition of what it means to be an architect for years.
College of Environmental Design (CED) alumnus Matt Wadlund (M.Arch ‘99), principal of Wadlund + Design Studio, recently designed a new infill development of four townhomes in Berkeley’s Ocean View District.
IwamotoScott Architecture was honored with the Digital Practice Award of Excellence at the 2017 Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture Conference, held Nov. 2-4 at MIT.
College of Environmental Design alumna Diane Jones Allen (M.L.A. ‘84) says there are solutions to reversing transit deserts that exist in some of the nation's urban centers but could take decades of innovative planning to be successful.
In the 1950s, CED alumnus Louis Naidorf (B.A. Arch ‘49, M.A Arch ‘50) was one of the architects responsible for designing the Parker Center in the Downtown Los Angeles Civic Center. Now, city officials are working to organize the building’s demolition.
Kristina Hill, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning and Urban Design, recently discussed the need for adaptive strategies to address climate change in a recent talk for the Cal Future Forum.
CED alumna Barnali Ghosh (M.L.A. ‘01) and her husband Anirvan Chatterjee are the curators of the Berkeley South Asian Radical Walking Tour, which began in 2012.
Professor of Architecture Margaret Crawford completed her year as the president of the Society of American City and Regional Planning History by delivering the presidential address at the 2017 SACRPH Conference on Oct. 22 in Cleveland.
Richard Hindle and Neeraj Bhatia investigate the early history of the California Delta, starting with the Swamp Lands Act of 1850, to gain insights into how policy and technology territorialized this vast inland estuary.
College of Environmental Design alumna Jhiah Chang (B.Arch ‘05) is an architect in the field of healthcare design. Chang was recently interviewed by Healthcare Design.
Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning and Urban Design Walter Hood is contributing to the design of the International African American Museum.
College of Environmental Design alumnus Andrew Ilsley (BA Arch ‘93) is an eco-conscious furniture designer and owner of Cannery Village Casegoods, a custom-furniture shop located in Newport Beach, California.
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.
College of Environmental Design alumna, Sonja Cheng (BA Arch '07) and Jennifer Ly (BA Arch '07) named first place recipients of the 2017 Burnham Prize Competition: Under the Dome.
College of Environmental design alumna Tolya Stonorov, AIA, (M.Arch '03) is set to publish a book on November 3, 2017, titled The Design Build Studio: Crafting Meaningful Work in Architecture Education.
an international expert jury awarded an honorable mention award in the young professionals category to Nest We Grow -- House of Food, for Food, a collaborative project between College of Environmental Design and Kengo Kuma and Associates.
College of Environmental Design alumna Ipek Türeli (Ph.D Architecture '08) recently published a book titled Istanbul, Open City: Exhibiting Anxieties of Urban Modernity.
College of Environmental Design alumnus Max Levy, FAIA, (BA Arch '71) has been named the 2017 honoree for the Texas Society of Architects O’Neil Ford Medal for Design Achievement.
College of Environmental Design alumnus John Cary (M.Arch '03) recently published a book titled Design for Good: A New Era of Architecture for Everyone .
College of Environmental Design (CED) Professor of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning Matt Kondolf recently co-authored a research paper with visiting scholar Rafael Schmitt on the impacts of sedimentation on reservoir storage.
Cycling advocates are prompting city officials to adopt plans to replace some traffic lanes with bike lanes in an attempt to increase safety for cyclists and pedestrians, ease congestion, give a boost to local businesses, and improve air quality.
The Urban Displacement Project recently created an explainer video titled “Pushed Out: Displacement Today and Lasting Impacts” that helps paint a clearer picture of displacement’s long-term impacts.
College of Environmental Design (CED) alumnus Greg Johnson (BA Architecture ‘86) was named the new managing director of global architecture and design at Perkins+Will’s San Francisco studio.
The haze and smoke surrounding Wurster Hall and the UC Berkeley campus is a reminder of the tragedy unfolding to the north of us right now. Destruction is extensive and has left many members of the CED community affected or displaced.
The wildfires that erupted in Northern California last week worsened a problem North Bay officials have struggled with for the past two years: A severe housing shortage that is pushing poor and working class residents out as prices continue to rise.
Award-winning culinary innovator, Charles Phan, partnered with CED to launch his newest endeavor — Rice & Bones — at the west entrance to Wurster Hall.
Associate Professor John Radke looks to Oakland as the location for the next big Bay Area blaze.
Architecture firm ROMA Design Group has been awarded the 2017 Silver SPUR Award for revitalizing declining urban areas and creating more livable and sustainable communities.
College of Environmental Design (CED) alumnus, Vishaan Chakrabarti (M.Arch ‘96), has been commissioned to reenvision one of New York’s historical landmarks: the Domino Sugar Refinery.
In an effort to increase affordable housing for individuals experiencing homelessness, modular construction has gained popularity in the Bay Area. CED alumnus, Rick Holliday (MCP ‘77), is at the forefront of the modular construction movement.
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.
This fall, a UC Berkeley design team, including a number of students from the College of Environmental Design (CED), traveled to Denver, Colorado to compete in the 2017 Solar Decathlon.
Richard Hindle, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning at the College of Environmental Design, recently published a paper in Boom California detailing the history of swamplands in California.
In response to ongoing contention regarding free speech as it pertains to the UC Berkeley campus, the College of Environmental Design (CED) hosted an open forum to discuss the issues currently facing the community.
Chris Torres (MLA ‘12) has recently been interviewed by the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) after being named a "Leader in Landscape".
As Mexico City rescuers used sniffer dogs and tunneled through rubble in a desperate search for people buried alive from last Tuesday’s earthquake, one said the scale of the damage shows how the city is still unprepared to deal with major tremors.
Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning and Urban Design Walter Hood was highlighted in the East Bay Express for his environment restoration efforts.
Photographs taken by Professor Emeritus of Architecture Charles C. Benton have been featured on a line of sweatshirts by eco-conscious apparel brand, EIWIL.
Johnson Fain received numerous awards this year for architectural projects in and around Los Angeles.
Rossana Hu (B.A. Arch. '90) and Lyndon Neri (B.A. Arch. '87) were recognized by Architectural Record for their project “The Garage” as one of the most well-designed commercial interiors from around the world.
Alumna Vicki Elmer (MCP ‘81, Ph.D. City & Regional Planning ‘91) recently co-authored a Planning Advisory Service (PAS) report for the American Planning Association (APA) on water and the built environment.
College of Environmental Design alumnae Lisa Howard (MLA ‘96) and Sharon Danks (MLA/MCP ’00) have been actively involved in the release of a declaration by the International School Grounds Alliance (ISGA), which was released in September.
Karen Trapenberg Frick, Assistant Adjunct Professor of City & Regional Planning and Assistant Director of the UC Center on Economic Competitiveness and Transportation, is helping foster a partnership between Self-eSTEM and UC Berkeley this year.
CED alumnus Gary Fields published his book, Enclosure, this September on the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning Iryna Dronova was awarded the competitive Hellman Faculty Grant this past summer.
This past summer, Aboubacar Komara (BA Arch '18) spent 10 weeks studying and researching architecture in Germany as a part of the TUM Practical Research Experience Program (TUM PREP) at the Technical University of Munich.
The College of Environmental Design, Berkeley Center for New Media and Terner Center for Housing Innovation will be key players in leading the multidisciplinary team called The All Bay Collective.
Stefano Schiavon, Associate Professor of Architecture at the College of Environmental Design, was the recipient of the Berkeley Postdoctoral Association’s 2017 Faculty Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Mentoring.
Charles Phan, a teenage refugee from Vietnam, discusses how his childhood in a refugee camp in Guam shaped his career as an award-winning chef.
A new photographic book by Professor Jean-Paul Bourdier is now available on Amazon.
LAEP senior Megan Bradley, member of Team Kareen, won the 24 Hours of Adrenalin mountain bike race this summer.
Musk wants to build a vast network of tunnels below cities like Los Angeles in which cars and people will be whisked across town on electrically driven platforms at speeds of 125mph.
College of Environmental Design alumnus Ed White (BLA ‘70) was awarded the 2017 Glenn T. Seaborg Award from Cal Athletics for his distinguished career in football, coaching, public service and his subsequent career as a sculptor and artist.
Jason Corburn, College of Environmental Design Professor of City & Regional Planning and Director of the Institute of Urban & Regional Development, was the recipient of the 2017 Peder Sather Grant.
College of Environmental Design alumnus Vincent Xeus (BA Arch ‘06) exhibited his latest collection of paintings at the recently opened tasting room for Acumen Wines, a new concept winery in Napa Valley.
Two faculty members from the Department of Architecture and one from the Department of City & Regional Planning were promoted this fall.
Four buildings that showcase sustainable design and provide high quality spaces for work and study have been recognized as part of the annual Livable Buildings Award, a program of UC Berkeley’s Center for the Built Environment (CBE).
This wonderful series of talks about research and content from the Environmental Archive Collections will offer a glimpse into research material that is not often publicly available.
Last June, the Berkeley City Council unanimously voted to place a 1.8 percent gross-receipts tax increase on the November ballot with the aim of raising an extra $5 million a year for affordable housing projects and homeless programs.
Elizabeth Macdonald, Professor of City & Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design at the College of Environmental Design, recently published a new book on the impact of waterfronts on urban life, titled Urban Waterfront Promenades.
Associate Professor Kristina Hill's blog post details the environmental consequences of Hurricane Harvey.
Fisher creates flavors based on her childhood in Bangkok. Instead of chocolate, pistachio and salted caramel in her ice cream case, you’ll find chocolate-lemongrass gelato, soursop-ginger sorbet and salted tamarind sorbet.
The Eastern Surfing Association has awarded its 2017 Marsh Scholarship to Landscape Architecture senior, Mya Kotalac (BA Landscape Architecture ‘18).
The commuter line, in the works in and around Honolulu for more than a decade, is less than halfway complete and facing a budget shortfall of up to $3 billion.
The newly launched Masters in Real Estate Development + Design is an 11-month interdisciplinary degree program incorporating finance and cutting-edge design to prepare real estate professionals to build sustainable, equitable, and prosperous cities.
CED Alum Fred Blackwell's statement regarding the Charlottesville protests.
New Undergraduate and Graduate Certificates in Global Urban Humanities will accelerate experiments in studying urban life through disciplines ranging from anthropology and architecture to music and rhetoric.
Alumnus Kofi Bonner (M.C.P. '86, M.Arch '87), the regional president of Northern California for FivePoint, discusses the community review of the Concord Reuse Project.
College of Environmental Design Professor of Architecture Andrew Shanken recently posted an essay on the state of Confederate statues in the United States on the UC Berkeley Blog.
A restored two-bedroom, 1 1⁄2 -bath Modern beach house was the prototype for a cluster of cabana-like Amagansett homes designed by architect, professor emeritus, and former dean of the College of Environmental Design at UC Berkeley, Richard Bender.
The 500,000-square-foot project, known as 1629 Market, will be directed by Alumni David Baker (M.Arch ‘82), Owen Kennerly (M.Arch ‘95) and Sarina Bowen Kennerly (BA Arch ‘92, M.Arch ‘98)
As part of RWJF's “global ideas for U.S. solutions” program, the foundation has vetted and funded a variety of fascinating projects from around the world that could serve as models for how to create a more robust culture of health in the United States.
Video from the June conference on housing affordability issues hosted by the Terner Center for Housing Innovation is available online.
Assistant Professor Hindle's latest article in the Journal of Landscape Architecture discusses the history and geomorphology of the Mississippi River Delta.
The memorial designed by architect and Professor Emeritus Stanley Saitowitz, features 132 panels of glass etched with seven-digit numbers symbolizing the numbers tattooed on the arms of Jews during the Holocaust.
Karen Chapple was named a Fulbright Global Scholar for the 2017-2018 academic year, supporting six months in total of research at three different universities.
Dogs are children for a growing number of Americans—and that’s putting new pressures on pup-friendly space.
College of Environmental Design alumni Rossana Hu (B.A. Arch. '90) and Lyndon Neri (B.A. Arch. '87), founding partners of the Shanghai-based architecture and design firm Neri & Hu, were named this year’s Interior Designers of the Year by Iconic Awards.
ARCH Alum and incoming Dean's Advisory Council member David Fong (B.Arch '68, FAIA, FARA and LEED AP) and his partner Chui lin Tse-Chan are celebrating 35 years in business in San Francisco.
Peter Imhof (Masters, City & Regional Planning 1995) is Goleta's new palnning director.
Meet APE founder and CED alum Greg Perloff (Masters in City & Regional Planning, 1976).
Creativity on the Line: Design for the Corporate World, at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University through August 21, 2017.
Robert Raymond Jenks (BA Architecture '50), an architect who worked in the San Francisco and Palo Alto areas passed away on June 30, 2017.
In the latest issue of Frame, Neri and Hu reflect on how coming of age outside their native China has allowed them to translate design ideas from West to East – and vice versa.
Alumnus Kris Yao, Hon. FAIA (M. Arch ’78), teams up with Renzo Piano Building Workshop on new Sky Tower in Teipei.
The first residence to receive a platinum rating from the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Homes program, this two-story, 2,500-square-foot home is composed of 11 modules that were crafted in a factory and constructed on site in just eight hours.
Berkeley homes are selling for about 20 percent more than their list prices, with prospective homebuyers facing a shortage of options.
Tech giant Google to purchase modular housing to ease employee living crisis.
The city of Portland has granted a building permit for the first cross-laminated timber high rise over 85 feet to LEVER Architecture, founded by CED alumnus Thomas F. Robinson.
Cities around the world are getting hotter as the planet warms, and the consequences can be deadly.
Dr. Anna Livia Brand joins the College of Environmental Design this fall as an Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning.
Dongmin Park (Ph.D Architecture '16) will work on an architectural fellowship in Seoul, Korea for the 2017-18 year.