Planning and 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.

Four Mistakes Universities Make When Expanding Their Campus

Certain colleges and universities across the country are making plans in 2014 to expand their campus footprint and acquire more real estate. The question is, how do they carefully manage the potential challenges and risks, and implement a successful and efficient plan?

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Maintenance by Design?

Avoid maintenance nightmares by claiming a spot at the design table.

Adaptive technologies

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Access for All

Adaptive technologies help students with disabilities fully engage in campus life.

Basements & Lower Levels

What Lies Beneath

Basements and underground real estate are evolving from mechanical rooms and storage zones to fully functional, vibrant campus spaces.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Today's Dollars

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