Dormitories

Title Abstract Publication Date
$5.7 Million Residence Hall Achieves LEED Gold Certification. Profiles a new 176-bed dormitory at Mount Holyoke College that achieved LEED Gold certification. Notable features are solar hot water, high recycled building content, 90% recycling of construction... 06/30/2009
10 Akron Street. Profiles this new Harvard University dormitory whose modern architecture compliments the adjacent three 22-story residential towers. Photographs, plans, and a list of project participants accompany... 10/31/2010
18th Annual Residence Hall Construction Report. Presents data from American School & University's 18th Annual Residence Hall Construction Report, illustrating building size and cost data, stable costs per square foot, and typical... 05/31/2007
19th Annual Residence Hall Construction Report. Presents data from American School & University's 18th Annual Residence Hall Construction Report, illustrating building size and cost data, costs per square foot, and typical amenities... 05/31/2008
2008 Notable Projects: Dormitories. Profiles eight higher education dormitories, including project description, project team, and photographs. The projects are the University of Cincinnati, Recreation Center; Illinois Institute of... 06/30/2008
20th Annual Residence Hall Construction Report. Presents data from American School & University's 18th Annual Residence Hall Construction Report, illustrating building size and cost data, costs per square foot, and typical amenities... 05/31/2009
21st Century Project The 21st Century Project of the Association of College and University Housing Officers -International (ACUHO-I) is a multi-phased initiative leading to the construction of a new, state-of-the-art...
29 Garden Street: Harvard Graduate Housing. Describes this conversion of an undistinguished 1920's hotel into graduate apartments with a variety of configurations and stylish contemporary interiors. Includes photographs, plans, and... 11/30/2005
A Larger Scale. Tenth Annual Residence Hall Construction Report. Presents data from American School & University's 10th Annual Residence Hall Construction Report, which shows rising per-foot dormitory construction costs and a trend towards larger... 06/30/1999
A Private Showing. Discusses the benefits of public/private partnerships to build and operate campus housing, illustrated with details from four successful examples. 09/30/2007
A Residential Facilities Makeover. Describes renovations to residential facilities at the State University of New York Oneonta, accomplished with the assistance of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York. The renovations... 06/30/2003
A Special Type of Student Housing. Describes a new student housing project at The College of St. Mary in Nebraska, which accommodates students who are also single mothers and their children. Explains how the school sought to create a... 05/31/2001
A Student Housing Renaissance. Presents an interview with a director of a private company that owns and operates student housing that discusses their online work order system that is accessible by residents, capital management,... 04/30/2005
A Study of the Quality of Student Residential Facilities in Nigeria. Asseses the quality of student residences in some Nigerian universities, identifying positive and negative factors in an effort to plan modifications or build better facilities in the future. The... 06/30/2007
Aftermath: Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. Profiles this new University of Iowa sorority house that was built after a tornado destroyed the original. The architectural style, improvements in accommodations and amenities, and reuse of some... 12/31/2008
An Eye on Cost. Presents the 11th annual Residence Hall Construction Report showing that larger sized residence halls are costing less to construct. Presents statistics that give cost ranges for residence hall... 06/30/2000
An Intergenerational Approach to Campus Living. Profiles apartment communities where students, faculty, and retirees are co-housed. Facilities profiled are Ohio Wesleyan University's Austin Manor, contained within a former dormitory, and... 06/30/2008
An Unexpected Surprise. Profiles the Langdon Woods Residence Hall at Plymouth State University. Design of the LEED Gold-certified building was incorporated into the curriculum, producing a popular dormitory that uses 58... 06/30/2007
Animal House. Discusses how some colleges are admitting pets into dormitories, covering rules and challenges of some programs, and allotment of rooms within dormitories to pet owners. 12/31/2007
APPA: The Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers An international association which maintains, protects, and promotes the quality of educational facilities. APPA serves and assists facilities officers and physical plant administrators, conducts...
Assembling the Project Team. Although the approval of a project's design and budget typically rests with the campus governing board, a project team determines the configuration, the cost, and the utility of the completed... 03/31/2003
Assembly Required. Discusses the advantages of modular housing for higher education campuses, which can deliver quality housing in less time and at lower cost. Care should be exercised in finding a reputable fabricator... 11/30/2005
Association of College and University Housing Officers International ACUHO-I is the professional association dedicated to supporting and promoting the collegiate residential experience. This website includes a resource center, publications, conference information, and...
At Home on the Community College Campus. Explains why some community colleges are offering on-campus housing, and illustrates some of the challenges and issues they faced. New challenges addressed include student health and productivity,... 09/30/2001
Averting Housing Havoc. Describes twelve unexpected issues that arose in various higher education housing projects, and how they were handled so that the projects were completed on time. 03/31/2006

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