Justin Roberts, MLA ’22, describes his journey abroad exploring the powerful potential of using biochar in landscape design.
Beloved Communities: College of Built Environments students help historically Black churches survive gentrification
UW CBE students and faculty collaborated with the Nehemiah Initiative to help institutions in historically Black communities like churches and the people they serve survive rapid socioeconomic change. | UW Magazine
Why are condos in Seattle so rare and expensive?
James Young, director of the Washington Center for Real Estate Research, provides insight into why condominiums in Seattle have become rare and expensive. | KUOW
Mariam Kamara Could Profoundly Change Design Pedagogy Everywhere
Mariam Kamara, UW Department of Architecture alumna and Niger-based architect, discusses her revolutionary approaches to architecture pedagogy and design. | Metropolis
What the humble clover means for the future of life in cities
A global study led by Professor Marina Alberti investigating the impact urbanization has had on white clover shows that the plant is adapting to survive alongside us in Puget Sound. | Crosscut
2020-2021 Roadmap (updated 12/7/2020)
Where We Are in the Process
Testing and Refinement; Autumn 2020
Through feedback mechanisms, faculty, staff, students, partners will provide reactions, identify gaps, state preferences for top priority actions.
Hot Topics discussions will be held to deeply understand words and topics where there are disciplinary or other differences in the college.
December 9th All College Meeting allowed faculty and staff the chance to engage with the plan and provide feedback. No vote was held, but functional groups (departments, working groups, interest groups, constituents groups) are encouraged to meet before mid-January to develop implementations and tactics.
Taking a last round of feedback, the writing team will revise and release Draft 4 in early February.
Functional groups will present at the February All College Meeting. A vote will be taken on Draft 4 (with amendments as needed) of the Strategic Plan for adoption in February. Preliminary planning for Implementation discussed.