The Spring 2016 Issue of Frameworks has just been released! You can read the latest issue of Frameworks and archived backstories online here.
Frameworks is the College of Environmental Design's online and limited-edition print magazine that tackles critical issues affecting the environmental design community. The Spring 2016 issue includes feature articles about the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards, lighting and daylight design at UC Berkeley, alumni profiles and more.
Spring 2016 Frameworks featured stories:
- 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards
Each year for the past 19 years, the College of Environmental Design has recognized the achievements of a select group of outstanding alumni who have made a significant impact within their profession.
- Lighting and Daylight on Campus
By Susan Ubbelohde
For the last two decades, Susan Ubbelohde's research and creative work has focused on sustainable and high performance buildings. Her firm Loisos + Ubbelohde, has pioneered research on new methods of energy conservation and production, lighting and daylighting design, natural ventilation, and design and fabrication of light emitting and controlling elements including light sculptures.
- Building Tomorrow in East Africa
By Regina Ntongo Nalikka
In 2012 after completing her degree in Architecture at CED and two subsequent years of training at SDG architects Inc. in Brentwood CA, Regina Ntongo Nalikka (B.A. Archicture ’12) left for Uganda to work with the NGO Building Tomorrow. Founded by George Srour and directed by Joseph Kaliisa, Building Tomorrow catalyzes communities and individuals in support of access to quality education for students in East Africa.
- Art + Village + City in the Pearl River Delta
By Trude Renwick and Valentina Rozas-Krause
Trude Renwick and Valentina Rozas-Krause write about their 14-day intensive fieldwork trip to the Pearl River Delta to where she researched the region's unusual urban transformation.
- Building a Brighter Future: Sungevity, Berkeley and CED
Through a unique partnership with Sungevity, facilitated by the UC Berkeley University Partnership Program (UPP), CED alumni and friends have the opportunity to directly support the College of Environmental Design while also realizing the benefits of becoming more sustainable at home.
- Jon Stryker: Advancing Inclusion, Diversity and Social Justice
On March 5, at a ceremony honoring distinguished alumni in the CED community, Dean Jennifer Wolch presented the inaugural Catherine Bauer Wurster Award for Social Practice to American architect, philanthropist, and social and environmental activist Jon Stryker (M.Arch ’89).
- The Joys of a Lively Classroom
By Jennifer Wolch
As of 2014, all our lower division undergraduates are required to take two of three of these breadth courses, selecting from Design & Activism, Global Cities, and Future Ecologies. These courses are all team taught, by faculty from each CED department, and are meant to lay the broad intellectual foundations upon which the students will build more specialized knowledge