Programs & Initiatives

Children, Youth and Environments Program (CYE)

The Children, Youth and Environments Programworks in collaboration with community partners to supports meaningful participation by young people in the creation

Growing Up Boulder

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.

Internship Program

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

Lama Foundation

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.

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.

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.