Regenerative Development and Design

View Syllabus

Living systems and how we have the potential to work in cooperative exchange is the missing ‘half’ of the sustainability movement. In this groundbreaking course, students will draw inspiration and practice processes from the ability of natural living systems (human and nature) to self-organize to higher levels of complexity and dynamic stability. Students then apply that understanding as a way to redefine how we design for and think about the built environment, the social and ecological aspect of community and the role of designers. 



AIA Credit Courses, Land and Community Planning


Intermediate, Professional


  • Sterling College: 1 Continuing Education Unit ($130 additional)
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA): 21 HSW Learning Units

Related Courses