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The Bioregional Center


The UC San Diego Bioregional Center for Sustainability Science, Planning and Design brings diverse people and organizations together to collaboratively study and equitably improve how neighborhoods, cities and regions function. The Bioregional Center provides a transdisciplinary workspace and knowledge networking hub for theory-building, civically engaged research, innovation, pedagogy and communication.  


MISSION: Inspire and support civically engaged research, education and multidirectional learning to make our cities, towns and bioregions healthy, just, democratic, and ecologically regenerative. 

VISION: Healthy Places, Healthy People, Rooted Communities


In the News

May 9th, 2019

Putting a Dent in Food Waste - UC San Diego undergraduates receive Lemelson-MIT Prize for novel technology

March 22nd, 2018

Learning From Our Elders With a Twist (and Shout)

February 17th, 2018

Alleys in Action - pop-up event

Contact Us
The Bioregional Center for Sustainability Science, Planning and Design
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093-0517
Social Sciences Building - Room 315
bioregional-center@ucsd.edu