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Optimizing Campus Space to Create a Better Student Experience

Colleges and universities are rethinking the traditional use of space, taking innovative approaches, and using analytics and advanced scheduling technologies to optimize their existing resources.

A Boom in Campus Construction

Hundreds of campus projects are launching throughout the U.S. Here are just a few of them.

Mastering Safe Construction on the Campus Jobsite

The construction industry is bringing real-time information into centuries-old processes. Internet of Things (IoT) devices and sensors can collect job-site data in affordable, efficient, and effective ways, improving efficiency and safety.

Electrical Distribution: Designing the Campus Heartbeat

Campus electrical distribution systems support all aspects of campus activity. Understanding the challenges for new and replacement installations is imperative for maintaining university operations and protecting capital investments. This article provides insight into identifying and addressing these challenges.

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Designing for Lifelong Learning Opportunities

Are there similarities in the design of spaces for education and for senior living? Specific areas where the two intersect include creating spaces that foster lifelong learning, help people build communities and foster relationships, and combat the stigma of being either young or old.

Reinventing the Academic Workplace

A look at spaces that shape student-faculty interactions on campus, and ultimately contribute to student success.

Spotlight On Maintaining Architectural Continuity

Gabe Guilliams, IESNA, LEED-AP, a principal and regional discipline leader with BuroHappold, speaks with CP&M about how institutions can strike a balance between architectural continuity and creating effective learning spaces for today’s students.

7 C Strategy for Cost-Effective Preventative Maintenance

Preventative maintenance is crucial for identifying maintenance needs and determining the amount of deferred maintenance needed. It will also help facility managers plan and prioritize projects and evaluate their costs.



A Sense of Stewardship

On the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, Chou Hall is a leading example of the practice of sustainable development.

Designed to Dine

Student dining facilities are changing—and university officials need to be flexible and prepared.

Cashing in on Campus Space

Improved space scheduling can generate cash for colleges and universities. Here’s how.

Is Your Building Ventilated Like It's 1978?

Ensuring healthy air in your campus facilities contributes to the well being of your students and staff. Here’s how to breathe easy.

Preventing and Treating Bed Bug Infestations in Residence Halls

College dorms are among the top 10 hiding places for bed bugs. Prevention is preferable to treatment when dealing with this pest.

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Performing Arts Facilities Planning: a Program-Based Approach

Real-world installations illustrate how an in-depth review of existing performing arts curricula and facilities can be of benefit when considering how best to upgrade existing spaces versus when to build new facilities.

Washington Update: FY2020 Budget Request, Dead on Arrival

As the current administration's FY2020 proposed budget is released, the work is cut out for both houses’ appropriations and budget committees to meet the deadlines to finalize a FY 2020 budget. But like in most past years, the likelihood of meeting it is a far reach.

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