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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 Since childhood, Michael Carruth, a junior in the environmental design program at CU-Boulder, has been fascinated with nature. Long hours spent playing outdoors, observing swirling leaves, clouds scudding across the sky and the way seed pods spin... Read more »

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

Nov. 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 http://www.colorado.edu/menv/ for more info.Read more »

Shawhin Roudbari joins ENVD faculty as assistant professor

Nov. 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. In 2010 he received... Read more »

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

Nov. 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... Read more »

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

Oct. 26, 2015

ENVD Senior Instructor MARCEL DE LANGE of 641West design wins A IA Colorado North: Citation Award for Commercial – Re-model/Building Transformation for the remodel of an office building in Boulder, 2741. It was designed collaboratively with Rick Epstein of re:architecture.Read more »

ENVD Senior Instructor MICHAEL TAVEL honored as Outstanding Alum

Oct. 26, 2015

Michael Tavel, Senior Instructor at ENVD, gave a talk at the University of Toledo, Ohio, on October 9th titled “Sustainability As Creative Practice.” Michael was brought to Toledo be honored as an Outstanding Alumnus during homecoming week. Events also included an award ceremony and short film about Michael shown at... Read more »

ENVD Director Kevin Krizek delivers talk "Challenges of Exporting Success: Understanding Dutch Cycling"

Oct. 26, 2015

On Saturday, October 3rd, as part of the alumni day events for Radboud University, ENVD Program Director and Professor Kevin J. Krizek delivered the talk: Challenges of Exporting Success: Understanding Dutch Cycling . Professor Krizek is currently a visiting professor of Transport in the Nijmegen School of Management.Read more »

ENVD Instructor Tori Derr and Professor Emerita Louise Chawla published in Handbook of Green Infrastructure

Oct. 26, 2015

Senior Instructor Tori Derr , Professor Emerita Louise Chawla and recent PhD graduate Alessandro Rigolon have published a chapter in the Handbook of Green Infrastructure: Planning, Design, and Implementation by Edward Elgar Publishing. Their chapter is titled “Green grounds for play and learning: an inter-generational model for joint design and... Read more »

ENVD Director Kevin Krizek featured in Coloradan Magazine

Sept. 28, 2015

ENVD Director and Professor Kevin J. Krizek is featured in the recent issue of the Coloradan Magazine . Professor Krizek serves as a visiting professor of cycling at Radboud University in the Netherlands, one of the world’s most bicycle-friendly societies. In the Inquiry: "Kevin J. Krizek - Pedal Power" he... Read more »

Book edited by Georgia Lindsay published

Sept. 28, 2015

ENVD Visiting Assistant Professor Georgia Lindsay recently had the book she edited, "Revisiting 'Social Factors' Advancing Research into People and Place," published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Book description and purchasing information may be found on their website .Read more »

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