Features


quiet spaces

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Shhh. How to Design Campus Quiet Spaces

Students need space and time for quiet study, reflection, mediation, and stillness. Here’s a look at what goes into the design of quiet spaces in order to make them both welcoming and effective.

passive house

Passive House Grows on Campus

modular building

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Easy Come, Easy Go Campus Buildings

Modular buildings on college and university campuses rise up here, move over there and, when necessary, just disappear.

custodial

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Educating Custodial Workers

Clean facilities are healthy and high-performing facilities. Ensuring that custodial workers are properly trained on equipment, supplies, and methods leads to more effective and successful workers and healthier facilities.

snow

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Before the Snow Falls

Autumn is the ideal time to prepare structures for winter from roof to foundation. Undertaking routine inspections in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future.

partnering FM

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Partnering for Project Implementation

How to find success in university facility and program management partnerships.

structural integrity

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Preserving Structural Integrity

It is important to include a structural perspective of your facilities when considering the impact of deferred maintenance.

science lab

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Science on Display

Creative design can solve the conflict between having an open research lab with natural light and views where passersby can see and be excited about the research being done and safeguarding sensitive or proprietary information.



Trends

View From the Industry

Look inside for commentary from experts in the field who share their perspective on trends in education and the effect those changes will have on various learning environments.

trends at collegs and universities

Looking Forward

Trends In Education

Life's one constant is change and College Planning & Management is here for it. From the expansion of big data to plant-forward dining options, schools are adapting with the times. Here's a look at what's happening now and into the future. Is your school ready for what's next?

campus landscape

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

An Award-Winning Landscape

Duke University has won awards for its campus landscape features and design. Careful planning and thoughtful implementation are just two keys to the university's success.

AV wall

Technology (Innovations for Education)

AV Innovations for Today’s Classrooms

More higher education institutions are adopting an audiovisual technology-enabled approach to learning.

emergency exit

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Residence Halls and Emergency Evacuation

It's both big things and little things that come together to ensure student safety when evacuating a residence hall in an emergency. Here are three things to take into account.

Christopher Newport Hall at Christopher Newport University

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Connecting to Campus

Thoughtfully designing the high-traffic areas that define your campus plays a crucial role in establishing your institution's identity.

residence hall restrooms

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

21st-Century Residence Hall Restrooms

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