U Can Design the Future

Bachelor of Design in City Innovation (BDCI)

Join the BDCI degree to embark on a journey towards becoming an architect, planner, landscape architect, or to pursue another city-building related career in business, law, public policy, social work or entrepreneurship!

a distinctly different design school experience

With a rich, interdisciplinary
design-based philosophy, an
entrepreneurial mindset and a proven
commitment to working with industry
stakeholders, our students are prepared
for meaningful professional careers that
make a real, long-lasting difference.

Tall Timber - Karan Sharma, MArch'20

Bold thinking for the built environment.

News from the faculty

Toward inclusive cities: UCalgary hosts inaugural symposium on Disability & The City

March 1 event demonstrates university’s dedication to fostering inclusive, accessible communities

Rural communities face greater risks of radon exposure compared to urban areas

UCalgary researchers find elevated radon gas levels in rural homes with close proximity to drilled groundwater wells.

UCalgary breaks the ice at Chinook Blast with bold new installation

SAPL plays role in annual event Feb. 9-19 that aims to draw Calgarians to engage in winter activities

Most-read research and news stories of 2023

Among highlights were the discovery of the potential of vitamin D to help prevent dementia, a funding announcement to create a new Master of Physician Assistant program, the launch of the major One Child Every Child research initiative, the appointment of 22 UCalgary Research Excellence Chairs, and more

2023 Journey Update shows that kinship goes beyond human relations

Event marks anniversary of UCalgary’s Indigenous Strategy and renewal of commitment to truth and reconciliation

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