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Planning for Higher Education Journal

Researching Lead Users to Predict the FutureLocked

From Volume 46 Number 3 | April–June 2018
Lead users represent the future that’s already here. Let them be your crystal ball the next time you face a forward-thinking planning project.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Enhancing the Student Experience Through PlacemakingLocked

Georgia Tech’s West Village Dining Commons
From Volume 46 Number 4 | July–September 2018
Students thrive in authentic, multifunctional spaces that foster both individual reflection and social interaction and further the connection between place and the human experience.
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

The Value of Comprehensive Capital PlanningLocked

From Volume 29 Number 4 | Summer 2001
An innovative approach to the capital planning process will determine the future physical character of an institution and the capability of facilities to support its programs.

The Connected Campus

Building Long-Term Value and Agility by Connecting Offerings, Organizations and Operations
Published 2020
Sponsored Content: Knoll and brightspot strategy. Campus environments play a vital role in student success. By making changes to their combination of spaces, institutions can respond to the shifts transforming higher education. Elliot Felix shares how colleges and universities can prepare for a more blended world by bringing together the digital and physical, enabling greater diversity and inclusion, and implementing flexible structures, staffing, space, and services.