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Conference Presentations

Tour | Wentworth Institute: Center for Engineering, Innovation & Sciences

Published 2021
Join us for a virtual tour of Wentworth Institute’s newest academic building, the Center for Engineering, Innovation & Sciences (CEIS)—its ground-breaking design was serves academic and social needs on campus as well as the wider, local community.
Conference Presentations

Isttaniokaksini / Science Commons

University of Lethbridge Virtual Tour
Published 2021
Isttaniokaksini—the Blackfoot name bestowed on the new Science Commons for transdisciplinary science at the University of Lethbridge—means deep knowledge and awareness growing out of the unknown. Planned for many generations into the future, the design creates a highly sustainable, flexible, and supportive platform for discovering solutions to the challenges facing humanity, nature, and the universe.
Webinar Recordings

Smart Building Smart Campus

2019–2020 SCUP Fellow Angela Foss—Research Presentation
Published 2020
The research project by SCUP Fellow Angie Foss was to explore the opportunities to bring online learners virtually into Southern New Hampshire University’s new, state-of-the-art Innovation and Design Education building for their College of Engineering, Technology, and Aeronautics. Her research included the development of two modes of delivery—remote labs and augmented reality/virtual interactions—and she also discusses the impact to the project by the immediate shift to all-remote learning due to COVID-19.
Conference Presentations

Using Metrics to Maximize the UW-Platteville Engineering Facility

Published 2020
We’ll discuss how we leveraged metrics and space utilization studies to achieve a unifying one-building solution for all engineering programs at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville rather than the original master plan vision for three buildings.
Conference Presentations

Cleveland State University Campus Tour

Published 2020
The Washkewicz College of Engineering added over 100,000 GSF (gross square feet) to the existing 200,000 GSF building—completed in 2018—on the campus edge in downtown Cleveland.
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Rubik’s Cube

Phased New and Renovated Construction for the Sciences
Published 2020
Yale University's new Yale Science Building and its associated renovation projects illustrate how a new facility can integrate under-utilized space, meeting program needs and connecting existing science buildings.
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The Innovation Campus

Northeastern University Bridging the Gap to Industry
Published 2020
We will share how Northeastern University developed the Innovation Campus at Burlington, Massachusetts (ICBM) using alternative financing strategies, private partnerships, creatively re-purposed existing facilities.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Toward Commercializing University Research in the Caribbean Locked

Creating a Science and Technology Park Model
From Volume 47 Number 4 | July–September 2019
STPs can boost declining economies by reaping profits from innovations and products created through university research. Yet given the capital and time investment for a project to be viable, The University of the West Indies should gain commitment from all constituents—especially regional governments and the private sector—prior to beginning development.
Conference Presentations

How to Craft a Living, Data-Driven Facilities Master Plan

Published 2019
In this session, you will learn how the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor’s College of Engineering created this responsive master plan that acts more as an interactive set of tools than a static document.
Conference Presentations

Revitalization

Planning Adaptable Spaces for a Growing Campus Community
Published 2019
We will share how the renovation of The Ohio State University’s Biomedical and Materials Science Engineering Complex’s managed project objectives to achieve the best use of space, phased construction, budget, and sustainability goals.
Conference Presentations

From Stymied to STEM Lab

Purdue University’s Master Plan Success
Published 2019
We will share lessons learned from Purdue University's college master plan and STEM building that you can use to clarify thinking, focus need, build a case for a new project, and set the stage for future growth.
Conference Presentations

Planning for Future Learning

NCA&T Engineering Research and Innovation Complex
Published 2019
The session examines how North Carolina A&T State University (NCA&T) created an interdisciplinary engineering research and innovation facility centered around maker and fabrication spaces.
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