Sustainable Urbanism is a new framework for interdisciplinary planning and design of contemporary settlements. It explores sustainability and urban design in a rapidly urbanizing world by focusing on the processes that shape the form and function of the built environment in its full complexity – infrastructures, land developments, built landscapes, and facilities – that collectively make up metropolitan regions.
Sustainable urbanists at Texas A&M are members of innovative learning and practitioner communities that investigate and apply collaborative practices to design and plan sustainable urban settlements that are livable, equitable, energy efficient, ecologically sound, and prosperous.
The Sustainable Urbanism Certificate Program addresses the integration and interdependence of these aspects of the built urban environment:
Sustainable Urbanism is an interdisciplinary program of the Center for Housing and Urban Development that generates and disseminates new knowledge of the relationships among sustainability, cities, and the environmental design professions. The Sustainable Urbanism program serves a wide array of lifelong learning:
Certificate of Sustainable Urbanism College of Architecture Texas A&M University