Audience of the Community Building Colorado-Style Conference

CEDaR conference focuses on building resilient and innovative communities

Sept. 19, 2018

The second annual Community Building Colorado-Style conference offers opportunities to develop new partnerships between the university, and Colorado cities and communities.

Marufjon (Maruf) Mirakhmatov squats next to a small table from the Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse.

CEDaR helps organize model partnership for Teahouse restoration

Aug. 24, 2018

Marufjon (Maruf) Mirakhmatov restores furniture from the Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse on Aug. 20, 2018, as part of a restoration project that will also involve restoring the inside and outside of the Teahouse. Mirakhmatov is co-teaching an Program in Environmental Design class where students will learn how to perform the restoration...

Daniel Bilot in front of flowers.

ENVD project spotlights how parking lots can save bees

June 27, 2018

“Parking lots could save the bees,” says Danielle Bilot, a nationally-known pollinator consultant who is passionate about the idea. She has spoken about it in magazine articles. She has promoted her research in TEDx and a newly-released TED talk. She even was a member of the White House Pollinator Action...

Person points to a model of a house.

University, city and residents engage at Ponderosa event

April 30, 2018

This spring more than 40 CU Boulder students and faculty sought solutions to preserve Boulder’s Ponderosa Mobile Home Park as it transitions to a more resilient model of affordable housing. The diverse 68-unit community has a long history of infrastructure issues, including impacts from the 2013 flood and challenges in...

Carson Byerhof explains his poster to an attendee

Student projects revitalizing The Hill focus of Dec. 15 open house

Dec. 7, 2017

Colorado MetroLab, a partnership between CU Boulder and Colorado city governments, organized a design workshop where CU Boulder environmental design (ENVD) students, neighborhood residents and elementary school students gave their ideas for revitalizing Boulder's University Hill area.

Boulder's Plan to Become a Child- and Youth-Friendly City

June 21, 2017

CEDaR Establishes New Partnership with the City of Denver

June 19, 2017

Colorado MetroLab, a partnership of the University of Colorado Boulder, and Colorado cities and counties, launched its first Denver project with $98,000 in funding from the city of Denver. Under this project, CU Boulder researchers will forecast the effect of urban growth on flooding and water quality. "It's an important...

Alpine Balsam Website

Feb. 24, 2017

The Alpine Balsam Project website is nearing completion! In 2015, the City of Boulder purchased the 8.8 acres of property, which is the entire hospital campus site at 1100 Balsam Ave. (the corner of Balsam and Broadway Street), as well as two properties on Alpine Avenue and two small properties...

Book cover of Handbook of Children’s Rights

Louise Chawla and Willem van Vliet co-author a chapter on “Children’s Rights to Child-friendly Cities”

Feb. 9, 2017

Professors Emeriti in CEDaR, Louise Chawla and Willem van Vliet, co-authored a chapter on “Children’s Rights to Child-friendly Cities," which was published in the latest edition of the Handbook of Children’s Rights (Routledge, 2017).

CEDaR Launch Party a Success - more than 100 attendees!

Dec. 11, 2016