Planning and Design

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


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

exterior and interior of campus buildings

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

The Finished Product

Today's options for building exteriors vary widely from traditional brick. An expanded palette of materials offers vivid color and texture choices to architects and designers.

Designing for Safety

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Designing for Safety

Integrating Crime prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) concepts into master planning and design is one demonstrated way to create an overall safe campus.

Campus transformation and growth

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Transforming a Campus

In just over a decade, Nashville's Belmont University has undergone measured and successful change and growth.

Sustainable Grounds

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

What Grows Here?

Healthy, sustainable grounds can greatly impact the overall quality of campus life for everyone. The best ways to create such a landscape however are as varied as the plants that inhabit them.


Business (Managing Higher Ed)


Nobody thinks of parking, until they need it. Then it's a chore. Technology promises to make finding and paying for a space easier, and might even convince drivers to take the bus.

Has interest in sustainability initiatives—from alternative energy and water conservation to “green” landscaping, recycling, fossil-fuel divestment, local sourcing, and more—waned on your campus?

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