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Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment

Part-time Master's and Postgraduate Certificate courses from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

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The part-time IDBE postgraduate courses are designed especially for professionals working in the built environment who want to deliver the kind of sustainable and resilient places and spaces which are crucial to our common future. The courses bring together professionals from all the built environment disciplines to explore the radical change and innovation needed to achieve this through the interdisciplinary, collaborative effort and visioning of all the disciplines and professions working together within the design team.

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IDBE attracts candidates from all the built environment disciplines looking to expand their understanding of global challenges and opportunities facing the industry. The programmes equip professionals for strategic decision-making, inventive problem solving and evidence-based design and provide the skills and confidence to support and lead interdisciplinary design teams.

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Testimonials

From structural engineers to transport planners, design managers to architects, the IDBE has enhanced the careers of professionals all over the world. Hear their stories and find out how you can join the network of like-minded peers.

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Blog: We need a radical shift in how we collaborate for the sake of the planet

Dec 03, 2018

3 December 2018 – We have the power to change, take collective ownership and shift the built environment towards sustainable development, argues Dr Kayla Friedman, Course Director for the Master’s and Postgraduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment. We just need to seize it.

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