Athletic Facilities--HIGHER EDUCATION

Title Abstract Publication Date
Pardon Our Dust. Advises on how to keep campus recreational opportunities available in times of renovation. Examples of how alternative fitness facilities were provided, how existing spaces were converted for... 03/31/2007
Phase Won. Describes ten steps involved in successful renovation of a college recreation center. They are as follows: hire the right architect, be realistic about costs, devise a plan, do a mental walk through... 03/31/2003
Physical Education Facilities/Recreation Centers. Profiles three higher education and one high school athletic facility selected for the 2009 American School and University Magazine Education Interiors Showcase. The projects were chosen for their... 07/31/2009
Physical Education Facilities/Recreation Centers. Presents K-12 and college physical education/recreation facilities considered outstanding in a competition which judged the most outstanding learning environments at educational institutions... 07/31/2003
Physical Education Facilities/Recreation Centers. Presents two high school and to higher education athletic facilities selected for the American School & University 2004 Educational Interiors Showcase. The awards were based on the jury's... 07/31/2004
Physical-Education Facilities/Recreation Centers. Profiles ten K-12 and higher education physical education and recreation centers that were recognized in the American School and University Magazine's Educational Interiors Showcase. The... 07/31/2008
Planning & Design - Basketball and Football Practice Facility Design Discusses trends for design and amenities of athletic training facilities, the expansion of which typically finds its origin in professional venues, with gradual adoption at the collegiate level as... 12/31/2006
Play it Up. Describes luxury upgrades, merchandising layouts, improved concessions, and accessibility accommodations being put in place in higher education sports facilities. These options generate revenue by... 04/30/2004
Political Football. Narrates the legislative and funding process that led to the creation of a new on-campus football stadium for the University of Minnesota, where football has been played at an off-campus facility... 06/30/2006
Portland State University Academic and Student Recreation Center The project houses a mix of public and private uses, with the ground floor incorporating retail storefronts and the upper floors occupied by the recreation center, the chancellor's office, the... 05/31/2012
Practice Makes Perfect: The Boom in Athletic Training Facilities. Discusses the growth in sport-specific practice facilities at higher education institutions, with particular attention to new accommodations for basketball and the advantages of the facilities to... 04/30/2008
Precast's Versatility Makes the Grade Describes universities and colleges that have taken advantage of precast concrete benefits that include energy efficiency, sustainable design, aesthetics, economy, speed, and expandability. Includes... 06/30/2011
Raising the Bar. Outlines a strategy for renovating or expanding higher education recreation facilities, emphasizing planning, staging, and effective communication to minimize the impact on facilities that remain... 10/31/2004
Rec Centers - Escalating Costs Don't Deter Colleges from Pursuing Campus Recreation Projects Discusses the urgency with which many universities are approaching the building of new recreation facilities. Student demand for sophisticated facilities, escalating costs, and the quest for new... 06/30/2007
Recreation Centers. Describes the designs of the Williams Center and DLK/Kachel Fieldhouse athletic and recreational facility and the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater, and the Student Recreation Center at the... 04/30/2003
Recreation Transformation. Describes well-appointed and luxurious new higher education athletic centers that emulate private health clubs. 06/30/2005
Reimagined Introvert. Profiles the Maverick Activities Center at the University of Texas at Arlington, a light and airy athletic center that offers amenities competitive with fine private athletic clubs. Photographs,... 04/30/2008
Remaking History. Reviews intricacies of historic building and district designation, as well as donor or other constituent devotion to an existing building that are or may be used as higher education athletic... 10/31/2007
Room for Recreation: Student Recreation Center at California State University, Fresno. Profiles this award-winning athletic facility, selected for its open design, flexibility, and inclusion of an auditorium and academic space. Photographs and project statistics are included. 04/30/2007
Schooled in Acquatics. Describes elaborate water park facilities at higher education facilities, featuring waterfalls, adjacent climbing walls, and amenities typically found in large, for-profit waterparks. 08/31/2008
Self-Serve Stations. Discusses the creation of satellite fitness facilities on higher education campuses, typically within residence halls. These provide convenience for the users and relieve overcrowding at the main... 08/31/2006
Serving Students, Enhancing Campus Life. Provides brief profiles of ten new auxiliary facilities higher education institutions. These included residence halls, dining facilities, bookstores, student unions, sports and recreation facilities... 04/30/2007
Seventh Annual Innovative Architecture and Design Awards. Describes the winners in this annual award program, including ten higher education athletic facilities selected for their recreational value, indoor and outdoor appearances, quality of plan and... 04/30/2009
Small Campus, Big Fun: Harold Alfond Athletic Center at Thomas College Profiles this award-winning Maine collegiate athletic facility, featuring an effective use of a modular building. Photographs and project statistics are included. 04/30/2007
Small Colleges Sweat Over Sports Facilities. Reviews accelerated spending for elaborate athletic facilities at small, liberal arts institutions, motivated by the rising expectations of students and a desire to retain faculty and students.... 07/10/2008