Program in Environmental Design

University of Colorado Boulder


ENVD Senior Instructor, Michael Tavel, visiting artist at the University of Toledo

April 22, 2015

ENVD Senior Instructor, Michael Tavel was a visiting artist at the University of Toledo Department of Art at the Toledo Museum of Art on March 31st and April 1st. He delivered a talk titled ‘The Art and Craft of Sustainable Cities.’

ENVD Senior Instructor Rob Pyatt and NASHI featured in the Boulder Weekly article, "The Secret to Sustainability."

April 22, 2015

Thirty miles south of the Badlands of South Dakota, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, prairieland reaches out on either side of a two-lane highway into a sweeping horizon.

ENVD Senior Instructor, Rob Pyatt invited to contribute chapter to the book, "Putting the Local in Global Education"

April 22, 2015

The position taken in this volume is that domestic off-campus study can be just as powerful a transformative learning experience as study overseas, and that domestic programs can equally expand students’ horizons, their knowledge of global issues and processes, their familiarity and experience with cultural diversity, their intercultural skills, and sense of citizenship.

Growing Up Boulder 'Resilience Planning" featured in Daily Camera

March 2, 2015

Boulder was chosen by the Rockefeller Foundation as part of its 100 Resilient Cities Challenge. A grant is paying the salary of Chief Resiliency Officer Greg Guibert and facilitating communication and information sharing between member cities as they develop a resiliency strategy.

Professor Kevin J. Krizek's bike-to-work study featured in CU-Boulder news

February 2, 2015

"Bike-to-work events offer chance to explore barriers to cycling, says CU study"

Read entire article here.

NASHI featured in Architect Magazine

November 7, 2014

Solving the Housing Crisis on Native American Lands

ENVD Bee Hives featured in Daily Camera

October 7, 2014

"It's very similar to building any structure for humans because you have to know and do research and learn what the bees need, what's going to be bad for them, what's going to be good for them, It's the same thing you do if you're designing a building." -Aria Dellepiane

Lama Foundation featured in Daily Camera

September 22, 2014

Eleven environmental design students from the University of Colorado are in New Mexico this month building a sustainable, 120-square-foot hut they designed and modeled last semester for a nonprofit retreat center.

Team of painters brings Colorado Shakespeare Festival to life

August 13, 2014

Set against a backdrop of whining power saws and pounding hammers, scenic artists create self-contained worlds in which the Colorado Shakespeare Festival performances come to life.

The painters wield brushes like magicians, transforming foam to stone, plain walls into gilded rooms, and new materials into antiques.