Planning and Design


Life Sciences Building

Future Focused

From responsive rooms to bold buildings, today's colleges and universities are embracing innovative learning environments.

Science Labs: Design to Influence Recruitment, Retention

Cutting-edge design trends for science facilities can help recruit and retain the best and the brightest scientists, faculty and students.

Hot Tips (Outdoor Spaces)

Paths to Campus Enrichment

Seven E-Learning Trends for Educational Institutions in 2017

What is in store for e-learning in 2017?

SUNY New Paltz: Wooster Hall

Facility Focus (Historic Renovations)

SUNY New Paltz: Wooster Hall

Impact of Spaces

Trends Shaping Higher Education: Campus Planning and Design

Trend Toward Integrating and Extending the Impact of Spaces

interdisciplinary design

Trends Shaping Higher Education: Health Science Facility Design

Trend Toward Interdisciplinary Design

Oregon State University: Strand Agriculture Hall

Facility Focus (Historic Renovations)

Oregon State University: Strand Agriculture Hall



Ask the Expert (Facilities Planning)

How should we prepare for a large security project?

Tinkham Veale University Center

Education Interiors

Come Inside

Case Western University's Tinkham Veale University Center is designed to foster a culture of inclusion. It draws student, faculty, staff and the community to what they need in its variety of office spaces and common areas.

Interior Design for Students

Education Interiors

Interior Design for Students: A View Into Their Future

Corporations are taking workspace design cues from higher education, and vice versa, as integrating the best of both worlds improves environments for all.

Collaborative Academic Space

The New Academic Hybrid: Creating a Mixed-Use Campus Community

Deliberate, collaborative spaces can act as an attractor for a university, making these buildings a financially beneficial academic and community asset. Arizona State University is finding success with its new College Avenue Commons project.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Public Trust

The Federal Laws of Helping Paws

A primer on postsecondary educational institutions’ accommodation of service animals.

campus library

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Designing Today's Academic Libraries

No facility has so rapidly evolved in purpose in recent years than the campus library. Here's a look at the role light, color and design have on these changing spaces.

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