About Research at the College of Built Environments

The College of Built Environments is home to over 100 active researchers, and over 65 Principal Investigators (PIs) across the five departments of Architecture; Construction Management; Landscape Architecture; Real Estate; and Urban Design and Planning.

CBE scholars actively engage in developing new knowledge and applied understanding in topics ranging from arts and culture to carbon sequestration and historic preservation to urban modeling, with bold thought leadership on the topics of climate adaptation; equity, inclusion and justice; and health and wellbeing. The CBE research community is supported by over $5.5 million on research funding per year on average, working with federal, state and local agencies; private firms and foundations; and nonprofits and community organizations.