Resilience in the Great Outdoors
Exploring the Future of Outdoor Learning Environments on Campus
Before the Fall 2020 semester, the Siebel Center for Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign partnered with architects and engineers to lead a virtual design charrette focused on extending the life of outdoor campus spaces as learning environments. They also reached out to schools around the country to learn about their recent experiences with these spaces.
Partner: Learning by Design
Planning for Higher Education Journal
Telling the Untold Stories
George Mason University Frames the Conversation Around Its Institutional Namesake and His Legacy
From Volume 48 Number 3 | April–June 2020
Through historical study, outreach, and education, undergraduate students at George Mason University began research that developed into the Enslaved Children of George Mason Project. The goal was to broaden the university narrative, encourage discussion about American ideals of equality and freedom, and transform a complex historical legacy and memorial into an inclusive campus place for reflection and dialogue.
Hillsborough Community College Ybor City Campus Tour
This virtual tour will explore how the campus embraces its multi-cultural history and uses the Ybor City National District as a living laboratory to facilitate its programs with a focus on Hillsborough Community College’s community connections.
Campus Public Art
An Investment in Town/Gown Goodwill
Join us for this primer on campus public art. We'll discuss funding, decision making, how public art is an investment, and what can go right (along with what can go wrong).
Site Universal Design for an Inclusive Built Environment
We will describe the tenets of universal design, show examples of how it is used on campuses, help you avoid mistakes commonly made when incorporating universal design, and outline universal design maintenance requirements.
Integrating Security With Wellness and Biophilic Design
Illustrating the latest security, wellness, and biophilic design integration strategies, this session will provide you with essential tools for evaluating both prospective designs and existing conditions on your campus.
An Enriching Campus Framework for Growth
We will provide examples of multiple ways in which the University of Oregon structures campus growth, receives input from leadership, and effectively engages the campus community.