Design -- HIGHER EDUCATION

Title Abstract Publication Date
Careful Intervention. Profiles the new Texas Woman's University at the Texas Medical Center in Houston. The subdued L-shaped building on the edge of the campus offers a better gateway than the pre-existing parking... 12/31/2007
Caring for American Campuses: Stewardship Lessons from the Getty Foundation Campus Heritage Initiative. Discusses how the Getty Foundation Campus Heritage Initiative assisted higher education institutions with preserving historic campus landscapes. An explanation of the Getty purpose and process,... 03/31/2011
Caring for Growing Places. Describes the many different reasons for maintaining grounds, including not just functionality and safety, but also user comfort and satisfaction. Aesthetic appeal is critical on college campuses,... 06/30/2011
Centennial Biomedical Campus Development and Design Guidelines. Updates the 2007 North Carolina State University Physical Master Plan for the biomedical building and campus spaces and identifies findings and recommendations for design guidelines and standards,... 06/30/2010
Centennial Campus Precinct Development and Design Guidelines. Updates the 2007 North Carolina State University Physical Master Plan for exterior campus spaces and identifies findings and recommendations for design guidelines and standards, campus paths,... 08/31/2008
Changing Face Value: Design Decisions and the Campus Image. Discusses considerations of materials, color, proportion, and geometry when renovating campus building facades to maintain or enhance the image of the institution. Geometric considerations include... 02/29/2004
Charles Hostler Student Center. Profiles the ecologically friendly Hostler Center at the American University of Beirut. The building responds to the Mediterranean climate by being oriented to ocean breezes and by allowing occupants... 02/28/2009
Charles Klauder's Brilliant Invisible Hand. Reviews the life and work of this prominent higher education architect, emphasizing his work at Princeton, Brown, and the University of Colorado. 03/24/2005
Charting a New Course for Campus Renewal: Lessons from the New Mexico Higher Education Symposium on Capital Renewal and Deferred Maintenance (Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 9-10, 1998) Summarizes ideas and outcomes of the first-ever symposium on capital renewal and deferred maintenance (CRDM) at New Mexico public institutions of higher education. This briefly reviews the past 40... 12/31/1998
Chronicle of Higher Education Buildings and Grounds Blog This blog covers higher education facilities planning and architecture, but is also home to much of the Chronicle's of Higher Education's sustainability coverage. It includes campus... 12/31/2009
Cinderella Stories: Adaptive Reuse of Older Buildings. Highlights the advantages of adaptive reuse of older campus buildings and offers several criteria for assessing whether or not an adaptive reuse is desirable or feasible. 06/30/2007
Climate Zone. Profiles the ecologically friendly Hostler Center at the American University of Beirut. The building responds to the Mediterranean climate by being oriented to ocean breezes and by allowing occupants... 10/31/2008
Co-Located Campus Overcomes Odds through Careful Planning. Describes planning and design of the co-located campuses of Cascadia Community College and the University of Washington Bothell. The process spanned nearly a decade and involved numerous government... 12/31/2001
Collaboration Station. Describes inviting places for groups to study collaboratively on campus, including traditional pass-through spaces, open public areas designed for collaboration on each side of the building's... 04/30/2011
College Sustainability Report Card. Reports on sustainability practices among North America's 200 largest-endowed higher education institutions. Among the environmentally responsible steps colleges are taking are committing to cut...
College Sustainability Report Card: A Review of Campus & Endowment Policies at Leading Institutions, 2008. Reports on the policies and programs of the 100 leading colleges and universities (by endowment size), rating for them for sustainable practices regarding administration, climate change and energy,... 12/31/2007
College Sustainability Report Card: A Review of Campus & Endowment Policies at Leading Institutions, 2009. Reports on sustainability practices among North America's 200 largest-endowed higher education institutions, revealing that 68 percent of the institutions surveyed improved their overall grade.... 12/31/2008
College Town. Describes the University of Pennsylvania's expansion and redevelopment plans along the Schuylkill River, which is expected to revitalize the area. Similar success accompanying growth at Temple... 01/31/2007
Colleges and Universities as Historic Institutions: a Study of the Historical Context of Campus Architecture: Founders Hall, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia. A study of Founders Hall at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) explores the history of that building and its symbolic role for the campus and the institution. The building was originally a... 12/31/1994
Colleges Have Lost Interest in Designing Campuses with Meaning. Cites notable historic higher education campus plans, largely abandoned after 1950. Observations on the sameness of more recent college architecture are followed by suggestions for creating unity and... 02/22/2007
Collegiate Makeover. Describes the trend toward university quality facilities at community colleges in order to accommodate more sophisticated academic programs, an influx of more full-time students attending directly... 08/31/2005
Collegiate Recreational Sports: Pivotal Players in Student Success. Discusses planning considerations for collegiate recreational sports facilities and the importance of these facilities as a recruitment and retention tool, in response to their relevance to student... 12/31/2008
Columbia College Media Center. Architect Jeanne Gang profiles her new higher education design, explaining how a tight and noisy urban site was put to use, how ramps enable mobility between floors, and how the history and process... 12/31/2009
Community College Design Reflects New Realities. Discusses trends in community college design particular to their role in educational delivery. Compared to four-year institutions, more parking is typically needed. Buildings also need to be flexible... 11/28/2002
Community: The Hidden Context for Learning. Discusses the historical and present effect of community on higher education learning, emphasizing a turn away from design that promotes mass production of classroom instruction. As institutions rely... 12/31/2005

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