SCUP
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Campus Tour: University of Chicago

Published 2020
Presented by Maya Gharpure, Associate Director, Planning, University of Chicago | Katie Martin Peck, Associate Director for Campus Environment, University of Chicago
Planning Types: Campus Planning

Institution(s) referenced in this resource:
University of Chicago

This tour of the University of Chicago will feature several campus buildings such as the recently completed David Rubenstein Forum and The Keller Center. We will guide you through the ongoing pedestrianization efforts on campus, including projects that are completed, under construction, and planned for the future, which incorporates 58th Street, Midway Crossings, and the new Campus South Walk. Join us to learn how the University of Chicago is updating its campus buildings and open spaces while preserving its architectural legacy and community ties.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Explore the University of Chicago’s dynamic campus and experience firsthand its architectural legacy of over 125 years.
  2. Describe how the University of Chicago supports research and celebrates academic and community programs through its campus architecture.
  3. Explain how to collaborate with local agencies and the community to create pedestrian-oriented open spaces and corridors to benefit both your institution and local community.
  4. Describe how to create an open space network on campus that responds to diverse surrounding campus architecture while maintaining a consistent thread of identity uniting the campus as a whole.

Continuing Education Units: AIA LU 1.0 Unit (SCUPC20T002) | AICP CM 1.0 Unit

Recorded October 20, 2020.


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