Join us on May 25, 2021, at 3 pm for an interactive panel with Edith Heath: Philosophies contributors to celebrate the book's release and Edith’s 110th birthday.
EDA Completes NEH Grant for Walter Hood Collection!
EDA completes NEH grant funded project to process and make accessible significant source materials created by urban designer Walter Hood.
Bauer Wurster Initiative
Join Chancellor Carol Christ and Dean Vishaan Chakrabarti for a toast to celebrate the kickoff of the College of Environmental Design’s naming reaffirmation of Wurster Hall to Bauer Wurster Hall. Joining the Chancellor and the Dean will be Chris Marino, Archivist at the Environmental Design Archives and members of the UC Berkeley 150W committee to discuss the contributions and legacy of Catherine Bauer Wurster.
Book Talk: The Making of Edith Heath: Philosophies
Join book editors Jennifer M. Volland and Chris Marino, designer Derek Barnett of Information Office, Heath Foundation Trustee Jay Stewart, and author and researcher Rosa Novak for a discussion centered around the making of the forthcoming Environmental Design Archives' publication Edith Heath: Philosophies (Berkeley Design Books and Information Office, November 2020).
Announcing! EDA receives National Endowment for the Humanities Grant
Environmental Design Archives Receives NEH Grant to Organize and Make Accessible the Work of Firm SMWM.
Spring Exhibit is up! The Legacy of Donald Olsen: Modern Master
January 14, 2020 - May 16, 2020
Announcing! National Endowment for the Humanities Grant
to Organize and Make Accessible the Work of Urban Designer Walter Hood
Edith Heath: Philosophies is the most comprehensive resource on Edith Kiertzner Heath (1911-2005) and the history of Heath Ceramics to date, emphasizing the philosophical foundations and influences of one of the most significant creative forces in post-WWII America. Heavily illustrated, it features a foreword, preface, visual historical timeline, product and dinnerware glaze history, and thirteen chapters contributed by artists and scholars who have conducted research using the Brian and Edith Heath/Heath Ceramics Collection at the Environmental Design Archives (EDA), UC Berkeley.
Sea Ranch Virtual Collection Now Live!
Exhibition - Morley Baer: Transforming the Ordinary
From the Northern California coast to vernacular churches in the American Southwest and European farms, this exhibition follows photographer Morley Baer’s quest
Open House + Arts/Visual Collections Showcase
Come join the Archives at the inaugural UC Berkeley Arts/Visual Collections Showcase in 308A Doe on February 13ths from 4 to 6pm! Don’t miss out!