Planning and Design


learning styles

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Bring Back the Agora!

Encouraging the exchange of knowledge in informal as well as formal gathering places is redefining and shaping the physical spaces in which teachers teach and students learn.

living-learning laboratory

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Common Ground

Campus landscapes can have an integrated role in education and research. At the University of Wisconsin–Madison, a living-learning laboratory -- The Lakeshore Nature Preserve — has successfully evolved in partnership with the greater campus community.

Collaborative Learning Spaces

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Redefining Collaborative Learning Spaces

The impact of media and technology on learning spaces continues to evolve. In St. Louis, these cutting-edge spaces are fostering creativity and learning.

student-centered spaces

Education Interiors

Student Affairs

Skillfully designing and furnishing student-centered spaces, such as living-learning residence halls, student unions and common areas, can encourage positive and productive interaction.

Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education

Facility Focus (ADA and Special Accommodation Spaces)

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign: Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education

How Long Will This Last?

A life-cycle cost analysis is an important tool when acquiring, owning, operating and disposing of buildings and systems on a campus.

Living and Learning Residence Hall 6

Facility Focus (ADA and Special Accommodation Spaces)

Gallaudet University: Living and Learning Residence Hall 6

renovation

Education Interiors

Refining a Classic

The Schneider Center at Wellesley College has undergone a renovation that has restored its value and historic roots.



5 Keys to Space Management on College Campuses

Colleges and universities have always treated learning environments as crucial ingredients in the academic experience they create for students, faculty and researchers.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

What Value Relationships?

Adaptive Reuse

New Life with Older Structures

Adaptive reuse can revitalize aging building stock and can be advantageous both economically and environmentally. Here's how.

The City University of New York: Medgar Evers College Library

Facility Focus (Libraries and Media Centers)

The City University of New York: Medgar Evers College Library

Southern Connecticut State University: Hilton C. Buley Library

Facility Focus (Libraries and Media Centers)

Southern Connecticut State University: Hilton C. Buley Library

Campus Bookstore Renovation

The University Store on Fifth

Renovation creates a destination at the University of Pittsburgh.

Acoustics

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

As Good as It Sounds

Acoustics impact student learning. Plans for physical spaces — walls, ceilings, flooring and more — made with good acoustics in mind at design and construction phases will result in high-performance, effective facilities.

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