Dormitories

Title Abstract Publication Date
Bard College Shines Discusses new solar thermal panels for hot water at two residential halls at Bard College in New York, funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. 01/31/2012
Beginning a Better Dialogue: An Executive Summary of the 21st Century Project Summit. [Prototype Residential Facility and Experience for the 21st Century] This is a multi-phased initiative leading to the construction of a new, state-of-the-art residential facility for colleges and universities. In addition to creating one or more prototype residential... 12/31/2005
Bennington College Houses, Vermont. Describes the blend of tradition and innovation embodied in Kyu Sung Woo Architect's design of new student housing at Bennington College in Vermont. Includes drawings and photographs. 01/31/2002
Berea College Turns Over a New Leaf. Describes the College's new Ecovillage student residence, which combines conservation and technology to minimize its ecological footprint. The project features natural rather that chemical... 05/31/2004
Best Places to Live. Profiles wellness-centered campus living environments that feature easy access to fitness facilities, as well as on-site programs and facilities that are used to teach healthy lifestyles and cooking. 03/31/2007
Betting the House: 16th Annual Residence Hall Construction Report. Presents data from American School & University's 16th Annual Residence Hall Construction Report, illustrating building size and cost data, increased space per student, decreased costs per... 05/31/2005
Biscayne Commons Dormitory, Johnson & Wales University Case study of new North Miami, Florida dormitories that are cost-effective and were built in a twelve month time frame. 01/31/2012
Bricks and Mortarboards. A Report on College Planning and Building. Presents discussions on the current status of the college classroom, laboratory, library, dormitory, and campus planning. Chapters by various authors emphasize that the new classroom buildings and... 12/31/1965
Building Community. Profiles the Julia A. Sears Residence Hall at Minnesota State University-Mankato. The facility consists of 2-bedroom suites joined by a shared bath to promote socializing. Photographs, plans, and a... 12/31/2009
Building Out of the Crunch As enrollments climb, schools are turning to private developers to finance, design, and manage student housing-and save money. 01/31/2002
Building to Student Demand. Colleges and universities are calling on architects and designers to create quality spaces that enhance student living and build a life experience around the academic and social nature of college.... 08/09/2011
Building Type Basics for College and University Facilities. This book provides in depth information that is needed to initiate a variety of building projects on a diverse range of college and university campuses. Filled with project photographs, diagrams,... 12/31/2002
Cable TV Can Be Costly, but It's a Big Part of Campus Life. Advises administrators on how to choose a cable television supplier for student housing. Explains how in some cases it is more cost effective for the institution to become its own cable provider. 11/30/2003
Campus Apartments and CUBE 3 Collaborate on Largest Project in Shippensburg University History Pennsylvania's Shippensburg University will break ground on the first of its three-phase, on-campus housing project — the largest project in the university's history. 11/16/2011
Campus Architecture: Building in the Groves of Academe. This book describes, defines, and documents campus architectural designs. The book's subjects include how computerized libraries, changing physical education and recreational needs, and new... 12/31/1995
Campus Auxiliary Facilities: Universities Strive to Accommodate Student Desires and Future Trends. Discusses current college student expectations for housing, dining, student unions, and the campus bookstore. Several effects on facility design and management are covered, these resulting from today... 04/30/2007
Campus Cloister. Reviews a new and controversial landscape among landmark and infill modern dormitory buildings at the University of California, Berkeley. The new and more open design replaces a notable, but overly... 01/31/2007
Campus Comforts. Discusses how colleges and universities are improving their housing, dining, and other services and developing programs that give students more consumer-like options so that students find their... 04/30/2001
Campus Fire Safety Today. Reviews information on recent college and university dormitory fire fatalities, and highlights five examples of building features reported to be major contributing factors in residence-hall fires.... 10/31/2001
Campus Housing Construction This book takes the reader through all the stages of constructing new campus housing, from initial concept to closing documents. New products, techniques, and processes are highlighted. The book... 12/31/2002
Campus Housing Construction and Renovation: An Analysis of Cost and Design. This monograph provides ideas and information to those professionals involved in planning and developing student living environments. 42 institutions throughout the United States and Canada provided... 12/31/1998
Campus Recreation Center, University of Cincinnati. Profiles this high-profile facility that combines student athletic facilities, a food court, classrooms, and even student housing. 09/30/2006
Campuses See Rising Demand for Housing. Reports on an increase in on-campus living attributed to rising off-campus housing costs, better living conditions in dormitories, and the time and gas cost of commuting. The situation at the... 07/31/2008
Canyon Village. Profiles this new St. Edward's University residential village, consisting of dormitories housing student services on the ground floors, designed by internationally renowned architects. 06/30/2009
Case Study: Implementing Housing in a Decidedly Non-Residential Area. Relates an experience of constructing student housing on a site that had been a heavily used parking lot. Opposition from within the campus was not only overcome, but a series of campus workshops... 11/30/2005

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