In addition to involving top students in research projects and outreach endeavors, UT offers several educational programs in conjunction with the Center.

The Public Interest Design Program is an intensive, project-based summer course that connects advanced students with leading practitioners in public design, and equips them with the tools needed to create beautiful, sustainable, and community-enhancing spaces.

Texas CityLab is an interdisciplinary applied learning strategy for university faculty and students to engage with social equity, environmental, and economic challenges facing Central Texas. 

Texas Housing Lab is a research group of faculty and graduate students interested in housing policy and planning.

The two Thermal Labs at the University of Texas at Austin are an outdoor testing facility for state-of-the-art research on innovative façade design.

The Sustainable Cities Doctoral Research Initiative integrated cutting edge research and practice in the fields of urban planning, architecture, environmental and architectural engineering, landscape architecture, urban design, community engagement and public policy.

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PID 2015 Kickoff Event
PID Summer 2015