Features


Educational interiors

Design for Today's Students

Educational interiors flex to meet new demands as students look for connectivity, mobility, interaction, comfort and collaboration.

Parking Program

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Smart Parking

Colorado State University is finding success with a unique approach to promoting sustainability through its parking program.

securing college campuses

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Securing Open College Campuses

Finding solutions to the challenges that come with securing college campuses that are open to the public.

Parkland College Student Union building

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Putting It All Together

Parkland College's new Student Union building is designed to be an integrated "front door" for the college's campus.

campus water crisis

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

Bad Water

The water crisis in Flint, MI, has many colleges and universities taking a critical look at their water supplies. What are schools in Flint and around North America doing to ensure their drinking water is safe?

composite product mapping

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

What's In Your Janitorial Closet?

A system called composite product mapping can help you select the most price-friendly and best-performing products for your maintenance needs.

Pest Management

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

Pest Management

Keeping unwanted residents off your campus is an integral part of maintaining healthy and safe college facilities.

Indiana University historic building

Altogether Now

A landmark building on the campus of Indiana University has been reconfigured to house 21st-century media learning.



Access Control

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Moving Forward with Access Control

Finding a balance between security systems and budgets, always with the primary goal of a safe campus in mind, can be achieved with planning and advice from the experts.

Lighting design for educational facilities

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Bright Ideas

Lighting design for educational facilities can impact student achievement. A careful balance of natural and artificial lighting is optimal for spaces where learning takes place.

capital projects

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Seeking Approval

Communicating effectively with your board or local authorities is a vital aspect of getting a capital project green-lighted and completed on schedule.

Roofs That Last

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Roofs That Last

From extreme weather to the passage of time, campus roofs take a beating. Keeping your roofs in prime condition is key to maintaining secure, comfortable facilities.

procurement challenges

Solving Procurement Challenges

Here are six common procurement challenges and how purchasing professionals are solving them.

Washington College of Law complex

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Building a New Tradition

American University's new Washington College of Law complex consists of a dramatic collection of spaces centered on a great atrium that unifies a series of interconnected buildings.

Learning Environments and Technology

Technology (Innovations for Education)

21st-Century Learning Environments

Balancing pedagogy, technology and space is key to creating innovative learning facilities.

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