Planning and Design


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.

Higher Ed new construction

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

The Right Stuff

Many variables go into choosing materials and systems for your new buildings. How do facility managers find the right balance?



Sustainable Campus Master Planning Concepts for Higher Education

Architects can help leverage sustainable master planning skills and guide colleges and universities toward more energy and cost efficient campus operation.

green flooring material

Facilities (Campus Spaces

Friendly Flooring

When selecting flooring materials and designs for new or renovation projects, don't forget to factor in ADA compliance in order to assurance safety and accessibility for all.

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

Recalibrate, Retune, Rebalance

An update to Rowan Hall's HVAC controls improves system performance.

Fire & Life Safety (Focus On Preparation and Prevention)

Performance-Based Solutions

Consider safety when investigating performance-based facility design.

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 structure restoration

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

Fix It Or Forget It?

Whenever possible, renovation is the sustainable option.

auditorium upgrade

An Upgrade at Virginia Tech

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