Sheryl Koutsis Receives Distinguished Annual Chancellor’s Employee of the Year Award

Sheryl Koutsis Receives Distinguished Annual Chancellor’s Employee of the Year Award

December 13, 2016

Sheryl Koutsis, Advising Unit Manager of ENVD, receives distinguished annual Chancellor’s Employee of the Year Award.

Senior Instructor Marcel de Lange's ENVD PRAXIS studio project, TREExOFFICE, featured in the Daily Camera and CU Boulder Today

June 27, 2016

TREExOFFICE is an outdoor urban co-working space inspired by artist Natalie Jeremijenko and designed and built by CU Program in Environmental Design students under the guidance of ENVD faculty member Marcel de Lange with assistance from Studio NYL Structural Engineers. The project is located in front of the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art.

Dreamers and other teens provide design suggestions for local city park

May 13, 2016

Boulder, Colorado (May 11, 2016) - On Saturday, high schoolers from the "I Have a Dream" program, Adelante!, and Boulder Housing Partners will participate in a Design Workshop with Growing Up Boulder, a "child- and youth-friendly city initiative" that is based out of the the University of Colorado-Boulder's Community Engagement Design and Research Center (CEDaR) and Environmental Design Program.

Hive Tech Solutions group photo

ENVD Instructors Justin Bellucci and Kim Drennan win first place at CU-Boulder's New Venture Challenge

April 14, 2016

Justin and Kim's team, Hive Tech Solutions, made it to the finals after already winning the Women Entrepreneur’s Prize of $10,000, General Track Finals Prize of $4500 and they were finalists for the Social Impact Prize.  Their team has been working on design solutions that impact the health of honeybees as they travel across the country to pollinate crops.

ENVD Director, Professor Kevin J. Krizek quoted in the Washington Post

March 18, 2016

In the article, "Why this dream workplace for bike lovers should be the norm, not the exception," Professor Krizek is quoted on the work needed to be done on welcoming cyclists to the workplace in the U.S.  Read the article onlin at

ENVD student Michael Carruth highlighted on the CU-Boulder website for his wind turbine project

March 16, 2016

Drawing inspiration from nature, CU-Boulder student designs a new type of wind turbine

ENVD faculty collaborating on new, professional Masters of the Environment degree program

November 11, 2015

The Masters of the Environment is a new and interdisciplinary professional master's degree at CU-Boulder.  It is a 17-month, cohort based program starting in the Fall of 2016.  The on-line application process is now open and applications are due by Januray 15th. Visit for more info.

Shawhin Roudbari joins ENVD faculty as assistant professor

November 11, 2015

The ENVD Program is happy to announce that Shawhin Roudbari (above right) has joined our faculty as an assistant professor. Shawhin completed his PhD in Architecture from the College of Environmental Design at the University of California Berkeley in 2013; he also holds two master’s degrees.

ENVD Lecturer Sarah Spencer-Workman collaborating on LEED Lab in Middle East

November 11, 2015

Sarah Spencer-Workman, LEED AP, in conjunction with the US Green Building Council (USGBC) Center for Green Schools, is working with the American University in Cairo to establish the first LEED Lab in the Middle East. Sarah is advising faculty in the Department of Construction and Architectural Engineering on the curriculum development and beginning the course offering in the Spring 2016 semester.

ENVD Senior Instructor Marcel De Lange wins AIA Colorado North: Citation Award

October 26, 2015

ENVD Senior Instructor MARCEL DE LANGE of 641West design wins AIA Colorado North: Citation Award for Commercial – Re-mode