Environmental design students create pollinator garden on campus

Environmental design students create pollinator garden on campus

June 28, 2019

This summer, a design, research and build studio is redesigning a campus parking lot, near the engineering building, to include habitats that will support native bees while improving their visual and ecological function. 

Environmental Design open house 2019

2019 Environmental Design Open House

May 16, 2019

Environmental Design held it's first spring open house on May 2, 2019, an end-of-the-year celebration exhibiting student work throughout the building. Following the open house, the People's Choice awards were announced at the student social, hosted at the Rayback Collective.

Students help create Boulder’s first-ever child-friendly city map

ENVD students help create Boulder’s first-ever child-friendly city map

April 29, 2019

Any parent knows that traditional maps are not designed with kids in mind. But a new child-friendly city map is helping kids learn how to navigate their way around Boulder, thanks to Growing Up Boulder, a CU Boulder program that partners with Boulder Valley School District and the City of Boulder. The map, and the event to celebrate the map, are free to the community thanks to the generous support of the Boulder Library Foundation, Boulder Community Health Foundation, and the Boulder JCC.

Danielle Bilot with Travis Torline at the Campus Sustainability Summit

ENVD Lecturer Presents Work at Campus Sustainability Summit

April 29, 2019

Environmental Design Lecturer Danielle Bilot presented her praxis work at the Campus Sustainability Summit, where Travis Torline, president of the CU Bee Club, was also awarded a Campus Sustainability Award. Bilot is the CU Bee Club faculty advisor.

Professor Ping Xu featured in the Portraits of Inclusion exhibit at Colorado State University

ENVD Professor Showcased in Colorado State University Exhibit

April 10, 2019

On April 7, 2019, Environmental Design Professor Ping Xu was honored and featured in the Portraits of Inclusion exhibit at Colorado State University. The Exhibition was a first-of-its-kind event dedicated to showcasing women who have made significant contributions and achievements in Colorado's horticulture and landscape architecture profession. Xu was invited...

Assistant Professor Daniella Rivera

ENVD Assistant Professor Receives Lincoln Institute of Land Policy 2019 Case Study Award

April 10, 2019

Environmental Design Assistant Professor Danielle Rivera has been announced as one of the recipients of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy 2019 Case Study Awards.

2019 Scholarships and awards

2019 Environmental Design Scholarship Awards

April 10, 2019

The Program in Environmental Design honored 26 students for their design scholarships and awards. Each spring, the program awards students with over $50,000 in scholarships and awards.


Fall 2019 Class Registration

April 1, 2019

As you begin registering for your fall 2019 classes, refer to this article when selecting your curriculum guides and ENVD electives. Don't hesitate to reach out to your advisor with any questions you may have. Between April 1 and April 19, 15-minute drop-in advising appointments will be available Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Senior Instructor Jade Polizzi's design-build class poses with final-built pasta cart.

Noodling Around

April 1, 2019

CU-Boulder environmental design students help the owners of a local artisanal pasta business grow their brand. Originally posted by Modern in Denver.

ENVD Groups

2019 Student Group Elections

March 12, 2019

It is the time of year when student organizations and student government elect new officers. These organizations are a critical part of Environmental Design. They represent the student voice to the faculty and administration. They provide input on curriculum, space needs, faculty promotions and issues that the student body identifies as critical to the running of a department.