Recognizing research excellence in practice-based environmental design: Applications for EDRA CORE open Dec. 1

The Environmental Design Research Association’s (EDRA’s) Certificate of Research Excellence (CORE) program offers professional certification for exceptional, rigorous, and impactful practice-based environmental design research studies.

If you have conducted rigorous environmental design research that has value to the design or conservation industries and/or project stakeholders, submit your study for CORE certification. Applications will be accepted December 1, 2017 through January 15, 2018. There are no disciplinary limitations on submissions, which can include the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, planning, interior design, and historic preservation as well as allied social science disciplines that have focused on applied research projects.

Recipients benefit from an extensive recognition package and will be honored during the EDRA49 conference in Oklahoma City, June 6-9, 2018.

For full information about the process, timeline, and benefits of applying to CORE, check out the 2018 CORE Application Brochure found at

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