Planning and Design


Adaptive Reuse

New Life with Older Structures

Adaptive reuse can revitalize aging building stock and can be advantageous both economically and environmentally. Here's how.

The City University of New York: Medgar Evers College Library

Facility Focus (Libraries and Media Centers)

The City University of New York: Medgar Evers College Library

Southern Connecticut State University: Hilton C. Buley Library

Facility Focus (Libraries and Media Centers)

Southern Connecticut State University: Hilton C. Buley Library

Campus Bookstore Renovation

The University Store on Fifth

Renovation creates a destination at the University of Pittsburgh.

Acoustics

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

As Good as It Sounds

Acoustics impact student learning. Plans for physical spaces — walls, ceilings, flooring and more — made with good acoustics in mind at design and construction phases will result in high-performance, effective facilities.

Five Must-Do Safety Tips in Architectural Design

There are five must-do safety tips for communities and schools to consider when they are upgrading and building new systems.

Designing for Research

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Designing for Research

Selecting the right materials in order to deliver a safe, efficient and technology-laden facility that can adapt to changing research directions can be a daunting task.

Campus Interior Design Value

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

More Than Skin Deep: The Value of Interior Design

Colleges and universities that don't have historic identities to direct interior design choices can still develop and furnish modern, desirable interior spaces where students want to study, be and stay.



Trends in Higher Education Interiors

Trends in Higher Education Interiors

An increasing number of options in materials, furnishings and finishes is leading to vibrant, inviting design.

wood a material of choice

Wood Makes the Grade For Student Housing

Cost savings, aesthetic value and speed of construction make wood a material of choice for campus construction.

Flipping for STEM

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Flipping for STEM

While the flipped teaching model is old news in the humanities it finds new purpose in STEM subjects. But look out. This trendy pedagogy may require an overhaul of your classrooms, especially the large lecture hall.

equestrian higher ed studies

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

The Winner's Circle

A new program on the campus of Long Island University taps into an equestrian legacy to prepare students for careers in a burgeoning industry.

Creative Solutions

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

The Unasked Questions

The devil is in the details when coordinating campus activities and events.

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