John Hersey, Source Plantizen Courses

ENVD Teaching Assistant Professor instructs most popular Planetizen course of 2022

Jan. 17, 2023

Specializing in transit-oriented development (TOD) since his undergraduate studies, Hersey was well prepared to present an introduction to the sustainable growth model as well as a deeper dive into TOD’s interaction with affordable housing. The latter course, Equitable Transit-Oriented Development, was among Planetizen Courses’ most popular classes of 2022.

Contributing to a discussion in Brooklyn, hosted by Sono Motors to pioneer discussions about the next generation of urban transport infrastructure.

ENVD Professor Participates in Jefferson Science Fellowship Program during 2021-2022

Oct. 31, 2022

Environmental Design Professor Kevin J. Krizek participated in the U.S. Department of State Jefferson Science Fellowships (JSF) program from 2021 to 2022.

ENVD first-year advisor and architecture instructor receive Marinus Smith Award

ENVD first-year advisor and architecture instructor receive Marinus Smith Award

April 12, 2022

Rachel Lee Lavine, architecture instructor, and Dylan West, assistant director of advising and first-year experience, have been awarded the 2022 Marinus Smith Award.

From schools to streets: How the pandemic is helping us reimagine built environments

From schools to streets: How the pandemic is helping us reimagine built environments

Nov. 18, 2021

What opportunities exist to rethink how we live to not only combat COVID-19 but also address climate change, human health and other issues? The Program in Environmental Design is tackling these questions through innovative projects that do everything from improve spaces for outdoor learning to rethinking streetscapes.

Assistant Professor Jota Samper in TEDxCU talk

TEDxCU: How informal settlements (slums) will reshape the world

Oct. 30, 2020

Environmental Design Assistant Professor Jota Samper recently gave a talk on TEDxCU. The talk focuses on Professor Samper's collaborations with students and communities alongside his research on informal Settlements.

ENVD Assistant Professor to co-guest edit MAS Context with University of Miami Assistant Professor

ENVD Assistant Professor to co-guest edit MAS Context with University of Miami Assistant Professor

Sept. 4, 2020

In July, Environmental Design Assistant Professor Shawhin Roudbari was invited to co-guest edit issue 33 of MAS Context with Germane Barnes, assistant professor and director of The community, Housing and Identity LAB (CHIL) at the University of Miami.

Liberatory Vigilante. © Photo by Blair Reid. Courtesy of the authors.

ENVD assistant professor to guest edit issue 33 of MAS Context

July 13, 2020

Assistant Professor Shawhin Roudbari will guest-edit the next issue of MAS Context, collaborating with Germane Barnes, assistant professor and director of The Community, Housing & Identity Lab (CHIL).

ENVD instructor donates homemade masks

ENVD instructor donates homemade masks

April 13, 2020

While teaching remotely, Environmental Design Instructor Betsy Johnson and her family are volunteering their time to help others during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tidal Basin photograph by Sam Kittner

Five design firms join to reimagine the National Mall Tidal Basin

Nov. 4, 2019

Environmental Design Associate Professor Susannah Drake, founding principal of DLANDstudio is one of the five landscape architecture firms working to shape the future of the National Mall Tidal Basin.

2019 AIA Colorado Annual Design Awards

2019 AIA Colorado Annual Design Awards

Sept. 17, 2019

Last Friday, Instructor Neal Evers and HMH Architecture + Interiors Principal Architect Harvey Hine, an ENVD alum, were awarded with an AIA Colorado Award of Distinction for their Modern Stair design. The Modern Stair design was created specifically for the Sloan’s Vista house.

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