Isabella Marcotulli with BIG sign

A Perspective on Urban Design and Being a Woman in the Design Workplace from Isabella Marcotulli with the Bjarke Ingels Group in New York

Jan. 23, 2023

Lydia Mercante, a third-year Environmental Design (ENVD) student majoring in sustainable planning and urban design, spent the summer of 2022 meeting with various design professionals in New York City to learn more about the industry to share with other students.

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.

ENVD Open House 2022

ENVD celebrates design, research accomplishments

Dec. 14, 2022

The Open House is a building-wide exhibition of design and research produced by students and faculty during the fall semester.

Joe Laform

Faces of ENVD | Joe Laform

Dec. 13, 2022

Joe goes above and beyond to help students around ENVD. He is both a mentor and a comedian.

Photo outside of ENVD with Jordan Lockner, Stacey Schulte, Nate Jones, and Neal Evers

ENVD Honors Jordan Lockner with 2022 Young Designer Award

Dec. 6, 2022

The Program in Environmental Design (ENVD) is proud to celebrate its design community by recognizing individuals who have demonstrated leadership and made significant contributions to the design and architectural professions and their communities. This fall, ENVD honored Jordan Locker, AIA, with the 2022 Young Designer Award. Lockner graduated from The...

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Nov. 29, 2022

As the semester winds down, consider ways to optimize your work process and create strong boundaries that support your academic success and health and wellness.

Student working with 3D printer

Makerspace Fund: ENVD Crowdfunding Campaign

Nov. 29, 2022

The Program in Environmental Design at the University of Colorado Boulder is hosting a crowdfunding campaign through Dec. 31, 2022, to raise funds for upgrading design technology used in our in-house creative labs and makerspaces.



Nov. 14, 2022

scaffold (n.): supports that enhance learning and aid in task mastery. As designers, the idea of scaffolding possesses relatively specific dimensions—this tool creates the opportunity to realize a two-dimensional idea in space. As you reset to finish the semester strong, consider how this analogy represents the tools you use to...

Lakin Fain

Faces of ENVD | Lakin Fain

Nov. 11, 2022

Lakin always has a smile on her face and is the most positive and loving human, and she never fails to bring other people up.

Sarah Fitzpatrick

Faces of ENVD | Sarah Fitzpatrick

Nov. 3, 2022

Sarah Fitzpatrick, a third year in product design, runs a business repairing clothes and upcycling thrifted clothes for people on campus and even sells them at an artisan market in Boston.