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A Research-Based Approach to Designing Higher Education Academic Spaces

Published October 20, 2020
Presented by Ellen Dickson, President, Bailey Edward Architecture | Walter Hainsfurther, Assistant Director for Project Management, Architecture, University of Illinois at Chicago | William Bradford, Associate Director, Capital Projects, University of Illinois at Chicago
Planning Types: Campus Planning

Institutions referenced in this resource:
University of Illinois at Chicago

Conducting and applying research is a crucial step in designing effective twenty-first century learning environments. This session will explore the new Academic and Residential Complex at the University of Illinois at Chicago to demonstrate the important role that research played in shaping its design. Come learn how to use research techniques and resulting data to guide your design approach and create cutting-edge learning environments at your institution.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify effective processes for conducting project-specific research.
  2. Discover readily available resources to guide evidence-based design decisions.
  3. Create measurable qualitative and quantitative goals for your design projects.
  4. Apply methods for measuring outcomes based on post-occupancy data collection and analysis.

Continuing Education Units: AIA LU 1.0 Unit (SCUPC20C866) | AICP CM 1.0 Unit

Recorded October 20, 2020.

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