Open House 2018

May 2, 2019: An evening of celebration in Environmental Design

March 12, 2019

Something exciting has been brewing at Environmental Design, and we are delighted to announce an evening of celebration, with three, back-to-back events on May 2, 2019.

Mental health by pixbay.com

Got the Mid-Semester Blues?

March 8, 2019

It's that time of year again–when we're right, smack dab in the middle of the semester and everything hits us all at once. Don't forget to take some time for yourself to reflect and most importantly breathe.

Environmental Design Honors Symposium 2019

Environmental Design Honors Symposium 2019

March 1, 2019

Next Friday, March 8, 2019, Environmental Design will host its annual Honors Symposium. This event gives ENVD honors students the opportunity to present their honors projects to an audience, and open the floor for questions and discussions. This year, ten students will be presenting honors projects. See them present on...

New student organization to design site for Habitat for Humanity

New student organization to design site for Habitat for Humanity

March 1, 2019

The Rural Project, a new organization in Environmental Design, seeks to engage and empower communities in rural Colorado through design-based activism. Recently, the student-run organization took a trip to Berthoud, Colorado for a project site visit.

Praxis studio takes on CU Boulder Decathlon team as client

Praxis studio takes on CU Boulder Decathlon team as client

March 1, 2019

The Environmental Design Solar Decathlon and Habitat for Humanity Metro Denver praxis studio showcased final work from students to its first client, the 2020 CU Boulder Decathlon team.

As Denver’s population surges, and developers race to meet demand, a lack of green space in the city is rankling residents. In this photo, apartment buildings north of downtown Denver are seen from the air on Sept. 25, 2018. Aerial support for photos was provided by LightHawk.

As development eats away at Denver’s green space, the “city within a park” is becoming a concrete metropolis

Jan. 14, 2019

Brian Muller, associate professor of environmental design, projects substantial increases in the percentage of paved spaces in Denver. Originally posted by the Denver Post.

AIA CRIT Scholar

ENVD senior selected for 2019 AIAS CRIT Scholars Program

Jan. 9, 2019

Kate Sector, a senior in architecture and co-president of AIAS at CU Boulder, was selected to participate in this year’s CRIT Scholar research program.

Infringe AIAS Forum Panel

ENVD architecture student hosts AIAS Forum 2018 panel discussion

Jan. 9, 2019

During last month's AIAS Forum, Ann Dang, a senior in architecture and co-president of AIAS at CU Boulder, hosted the panel discussion In-Fringe: Reinterpreting Race & Gender in Architecture.

Sound Pods by Dan Liu

Architecture student wins honorable mention in 2018 Laka Competition

Dec. 11, 2018

Dan Liu, a senior architecture student, won an honorable mention in the 2018 Laka Competition.

Boulder Teahouse restoration fall 2018

Boulder Teahouse restoration course to publish book

Dec. 10, 2018

This fall, Shawhin Roudbari, assistant professor at the Program in Environmental Design, led the history and historiography course that took on restoring the Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse. His students are now working in small groups to write six chapters of architectural theory and criticism for a book that will give readers...

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