Sustainability & the Built Environment
Find Purpose in Facilitating Prosperity for People & Planet
Sustainability and the Built Environment (SBE) is one of the newest and fastest growing academic programs within the University of Florida College of Design, Construction, and Planning (DCP). Together, we are building bridges to better human habits and habitats.
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How to Navigate Our Website
Our web presence answers common questions and sheds light on the why, who, what, where, when, and how that animate our story and lay a pathway for your journey as a change agent. We welcome all weavers as we seek the wisdom and strength to walk through the bottleneck of the Anthropocene to a flourishing place on the other side.
Find purpose in facilitating prosperity for people and planet. SBE the change…
Learn why SBE here and now as you explore our purpose and program parameters.
Follow who makes SBE move as you meet our faculty, staff, students, and collaborators.
Explore what SBE offers learners at many levels through empowered educational opportunities across various life stages.
Determine where to next as you realize your best self through active engagement on campus and within our community.
Connect with our people and partners as you learn how to participate in, donate to, and collaborate with our program as we celebrate mutual success. Our most ambitious connections take place in our Green Building Learning Collaborative (GBLC).
News, Events, & Insights
When Sustainability and the Built Environment (SBE) happens, we are there for the progress. Explore our present and past posts to follow program news, track events, and glean insights on the path to a better tomorrow, together.
News | Program Update
SBE Launches the Master of Integrated Sustainable Development (MISD) Graduate Degree
Fall 2022 Applications Open for the SBE Master of Integrated Sustainable Development …
Events | Lecture Series
Fall 2021 WELL Building Strategies Launches as the First WELL Learning Lab in Higher Education
Well Building Standard
UF’s College of Design Construction and …
Events | Happy Juneteenth
SBE Celebrates African American Heritage & Emancipation
The National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC) hosts its annual Juneteenth: A Celebration …
News | Town & Gown
Duhok, Kurdistan, Iraq & Gainesville, FL, USA Extend Sister City Agreement
View on the City of Duhok, Kurdistan, Iraq, with the Duhok …
News | Town & Gown
SBE Faculty & Students Support the UF Climate Action Plan (CAP)
Sustainable UF working groups for the 2021 update to the Campus …
Fall 2020 | Geodesign Practicum StoryMap
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