Planning and Design


Acoustics

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Acoustics

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.

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.

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.



Creative Solutions

Campus fencing

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Campus fencing serves many different functions, be it to enhance landscaping or visual identity, for safety, noise reduction and privacy, or directing traffic. There are any number of types of fencing and other amenities to consider when site planning on campus.

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

The Unasked Questions

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

campus environment

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Campus as Place

Furman University has received recognition for its commitment to its campus environment, most recently as a model for arboreta in the Southeast and across the nation.

Renovating Legacy Data Centers

Tech

Renovating Legacy Data Centers

Examples of innovative solutions to difficult problems demonstrate the value of a dedicated team approach to updating campus computing spaces.

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