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Planning for Higher Education Journal

Benchmarking: A New Approach to Space PlanningLocked

From Volume 27 Number 3 | Spring 1999
An alternative approach uses space benchmarking and faculty head count for predicting space needs.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Cornell’s Commitment to Housing for FreshmenLocked

From Volume 32 Number 1 | September–November 2003
Cornell's blending of a physical master plan and a social master plan brought about the decision that a modern, cohesive freshmen housing complex would be located on its North Campus.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

The Critical Role of Higher Education in Creating a Sustainable FutureLocked

From Volume 31 Number 3 | March–May 2003
Higher education can serve as a model of sustainability by fully integrating all aspects of campus life.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Research Space: Who Needs It, Who Gets It, Who Pays for It?Locked

From Volume 33 Number 1 | September–November 2004
An overview of research space management in the United States, based on interviews with senior administrators, Internet documents, and the authors’ vast experience, identifies important trends that need attention.
Webinar Recordings

Coffee Chat: All Good Plans Change

Published 2020
Recorded September 16. Amanda Markovic from GBBN Architects and Jennifer McDowell from Carnegie Mellon University moderated this coffee chat on how institutions can adjust to keep those on campus feeling safe, supported, and healthy.