Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative

The Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative (CUDC) is the combined home of the College’s graduate program in urban design and the public service and research activities of the CUDC.  The graduate program offers a professional degree in architecture with a focus on urban design, as well as a Master’s of Urban Design for students with a prior professional qualification in a design discipline.  Certificate programs are also available.

The CUDC is a community service and research organization with a professional staff of designers committed to improving the quality of urban places through technical design assistance, research and advocacy.  Supported by the Ohio Board of Regents' Urban University Program and the College, the CUDC offers architectural and urban design expertise in the service of urban communities, design professionals, and the planning and public policy work of the state universities in Akron, Youngstown and Cleveland.