• Children, Youth & Environments Program

    Children, Youth & Environments Program

    The Children, Youth and Environments Program (CYE) works in collaboration with community partners to supports meaningful participation by young people in the creation of thriving communities for all people.

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  • Growing Up Boulder

    Growing Up Boulder (GUB)

    Growing Up Boulder (GUB) is Boulder’s child- and youth-friendly city initiative. GUB is part of the Children, Youth & Environments Program, and it offers Environmental Design students real-world opportunities for child and youth engagement in planning and design.

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  • Internships


    The ENVD Internship Program provides an excellent opportunity for students to gain experience and develop skills needed to succeed in the workplace after graduation.

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  • Lama Foundation Project

    Lama Foundation Project

    Environmental Design Students partner with the Lama Foundation in Questa, New Mexico to assist in the design and construction of a simple and sustainable structure for three season use.

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  • Native American Sustainable Housing Initiative

    Native American Sustainable Housing Initiative (NASHI)

    The Native American Sustainable Housing Initiative (NASHI) is an interdisciplinary collaboration of faculty and students seeking to improve housing conditions on tribal lands through research, education and outreach activities.

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  • Urban Agriculture Project

    Urban Agriculture Project

    The Urban Agriculture Project provides ideas to integrate urban agriculture projects into systems ranging from private gardens to cities. In addition to advocacy and information sharing, it creates generative and sustainable design and planning solutions to engage citizens, companies and governmental entities.

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The CEDaR Resource Center is part of the Program in Environmental Design at the University of Colorado Boulder. CEDaR provides planning and design services, supports educational programs, and conducts applied research on problems in the built environment.

CEDaR is committed to an interdisciplinary approach to the development of solutions that are socially responsive and ecologically sound.

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Dear friends and partners,

CU-Boulder students design, build hut for New Mexico retreat center

Three University of Colorado Boulder faculty and staff will receive regional 2014 Engagement Awards recognizing their positive impacts in local communities through engaged teaching, research, service, and learning.