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  • College of Built Environments Year in Review

    January 24, 2022

    Jamilah Williams

    Year in Review 2021 with College of Built Environments logo on a photo of Gould Hall with a purple overlay

    In spite of the many challenges we faced, it was a year of many accomplishments for the College of Built Environments (CBE), below are some highlights of the many events and achievements to celebrate from 2021.


  • Renovated Mills Offer a Perk in the Age of Social Distancing: Space

    December 21, 2021

    Jamilah Williams

    Photo of Charlottesville Woolen Mills brick building

    Developers are converting former grain, textile and water mills into vibrant destinations, saying they offer strategic locations, scenic views and flexible designs that offer ample room. Catherine De Almeida, assistant professor of landscape architecture at CBE is quoted. Source: The New York Times


  • Why are the B.C. floods so bad? Blame the wildfires, at least in part

    November 18, 2021

    Jamilah Williams

    Shortly after the end of a devastating wildfire season, many B.C. communities are cleaning up after disastrous floods that have swept away highways, submerged homes, triggered deadly landslides, stranded hundreds of people and forced thousands more to evacuate. Bob Freitag, senior lecturer of urban design, and planning at CBE is quoted. Source: CBC

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