The Center for Ecological Planning and Design at the University of Utah works closely with academic and community partners to shorten the pipeline between research and application. We apply principles of urban ecology, environmental planning, and design and engineering to generate sustainable solutions in planning for equitable, vibrant, and healthy human habitats.
On September 6-9, 2018, an interdisciplinary group of 11 CEPD faculty affiliates gathered at the Taft Nicholson Center in...
The Landscape Lab’s goal is to demonstrate sound stormwater management practices. It will transform a one-acre area of water-intensive...
Should planners maintain inefficiency so that they have the capacity to be efficient when they need to? When the “low-hanging...
Ecological Planning in Cities (EPIC) Collaborative
Every Monday at noon
Ecological Planning In Cities (EPIC) first meeting of the year! Join the Center for Ecological Planning and Design to discuss all things related to ecological planning in cities.
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Guest Lecture: Emily Kleber on the Geological and Ecological Hazards Faced in the Wasatch Front Region
Thursday, September 20th at 5pm
Emily Kleber, a Hazards Geologist with the Utah Geological Survey, will talk about the geological and ecological hazards we face here in the Wasatch region. Located in the College of Architecture and Planning, Room 127.
GCSC Seminar – Diane Pataki “Projecting Nature: Reflections on the Science of Ecology in Cities”
Tuesday, September 25th at 4pm
There is an increasing interest in applying ecology to understanding, planning, and designing sustainable cities. But how do we shift from a framework of conserving or protecting nature to a framework of projecting, shaping, and designing nature?
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