New Runstad Department of Real Estate Assistant Professor Vince Wang is shedding light on the mechanisms of sustainable, affordable housing and opening doors for student researchers.
For several years, the U-District Partnership has sought to figure out what kinds of investments and interventions might help bring optimism back to the Ave. In this effort, UDP reached out to the College of Built Environments for assistance. Might there be a chance to get CBE students involved in devising some solutions?
Among the awarded projects was “Incorporating Youth Perspectives to Improve Disaster Planning: Piloting Drone-Based Photovoice to Explore Cultural Assets” whose investigators include UDP Associate Professor Daniel Abramson and UDP Masters’ student Matias Korfmacher, in collaboration with researchers from DEOHS.
Governor Inslee recently visited the College of Built Environments, where he met with several faculty members to discuss their research and its relevance to his proposal to increase investment in affordable housing.
This day of giving serves as a moment to celebrate the role philanthropy has in helping CBE fulfill its public service mission to provide accessible education, innovative research opportunities, and realize more equitable and just built environments.
Catherine De Almeida, assistant professor of landscape architecture, is part of the interdisciplinary UW team working on a community-based project researching ways to preserve water, soil and sediment along the Duwamish River, famously polluted by decades of industrial contamination. | Fox 13 News
Learn about the Puget Sound Business Journal’s ’40 under 40′ recipient and first female principal of GLY Construction Tess Wakasugi-Don in an interview hosted by Jeff McCann and Lisa Benjamin as part of Runstad’s Real Leaders in Real Estate series.
As we enter February, the CBE Diversity Council is proud to acknowledge and celebrate one of the most integral parts of the United States’ history. Black History Month serves to remember important people and events that shaped this country.
Diane Sugimura, Runstad Advisory Board member and Co-Chair of the Runstad Advisory Board EDI Committee, shares with us the history of the pan-Asian community in Seattle and her hope for the future.
Join us live on February 10 as Gregg Colburn, assistant professor of real estate and longtime friend of NASA astronaut Josh Cassada, will moderate a discussion with astronaut Cassada, currently stationed on the ISS.
The College of Built Environments was happy to host NOMA’s Project Pipeline in Gould Hall. Throughout the week, 45 volunteers were there to help the kids learn and 12 youths participated this year, a number they hope continues to grow. They were able to take a tour of the college and campus, and hear from Dean Cheng and CBE professors.
UW’s Livable City Year and program and the Pacific County Economic Development Council are working together to tackle important housing planning issues. | Chinook Observer