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Welcome to the School of Environmental Design. Our faculty, staff and students are dedicated to improving the sustainability of Philadelphia, the greater Philadelphia region, and the larger mid-Atlantic region.

 

The School of Environmental Design is an academic and research unit within the College of Liberal Arts and is located at the Ambler Campus with courses also available on the Main, Center City and Harrisburg campuses.

Our  Programs

The School of Environmental Design offers undergraduate degrees, master degrees and a range of minors and certificate programs in Community and Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture and Horticulture.  

 

The Center for Sustainable Communities engages in research to develop and promote new approaches to protect and preserve quality of life through sustainable development.

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AND HORTICULTURE

 

 

CENTER FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES

 

 

MINORS AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

 

 

UNDERGRADUATE INFORMATION SESSIONS

 

 

GRADUATE INFORMATION SESSIONS

 

 

SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

 

Faculty and Staff

 


Our Affiliates

 

The School of Environmental Design is a unit within the College of
Liberal Arts
and is located at the Temple University Ambler Campus.

 

                

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

School of Environmental Design Undergraduate Information Session
Thursday, January 15, 4 p.m., Session Begins at West Hall Lobby

Information or to register: 267-468-8200 or ambler@temple.edu or register online.

 

Online Veterans Information Session
Tuesday, January 20, 12 p.m.

Space is limited! Register at the Veteran Affairs Website.

 

Philadelphia Flower Show Lecture: Jenny Rose Carey

Sunday, January 25, 2 p.m.,
Learning Center Auditorium

Jenny Rose Carey, former director of the Ambler Arboretum of Temple University, will present “Gardens of the World Through Movies.” More information on the lecture coming soon. This lecture, which is co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, is free and open to the public. If you plan to attend the lecture, RSVP to Judy Shatz at 267-468-8002.

 

School of Environmental Design Graduate Information Session - CRP & MLArch
Wednesday, January 28, 5:30 p.m., Dixon Hall Room 201
Information or to register: 267-468-8175 or register online.

 


News of Note

 

Horticulture Professor visits Central Asia for Medicinal Plants book publication

 

Center for Sustainable Communities holds public meeting on flooding and stormwater management studies

 

Center for Sustainable Communities leads the way in stormwater, transportation and urban greening initiatives

 

Dr. Mary Myers' rain garden featured in New York Times

 

Center for Sustainable Communities studies Route 422 traffic with $200,000 grant

 

Certificate in Sustainability offers students diverse experiences

 

Center for Sustainable Communities Awarded $60,000 EPA Urban Waters Grant

 

Temple University Planning Students Complete Norristown Food Assessment

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Philadelphia, PA 19122-6090