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Welcome to the Department of Urban Design and Planning (UDP). Our core mission is to develop a community of inquiry, learning, and practice that helps urban regions to become more livable, just, economically effective, and environmentally sound through a democratic process of urban design and planning.

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UPD Undergraduate Program, Community Environment and Planning(CEP) Turns 21 this year!

CEP turns 21 this fall and we are celebrating this milestone! Reconnect with classmates, current students, and core faculty as we celebrate where this major has been and where it's headed. Come raise your glass to the founders of CEP - Dennis Ryan and the class of '96 - and to all of our amazing alumni on November 7th! 
Buy tickets here! http:// engage.washington.edu/site/ Calendar?id=122101&view=Det ail

Mountlake Triangle Now Open:

Photo credit Lindsey Yamada






CBE Ice Cream Social:
Wednesday Oct 7 4:00-7:00pm

CEP Gallery Opening:
Thursday Oct 15

UDP Professionals Council Orientation
Friday October 16: 5:30-8:30


University of Washington
Department of Urban Design and Planning · 410 Gould Hall · Box 355740 · Seattle, WA 98195-5740 · Phone: (206) 543-4190 · Fax: (206) 685-9597 · email: udp@uw.edu