Conference Recordings

Building Diversity Through Innovative Engagement and Flexible Design

Published July 15, 2021
Presented by Christopher Kleingartner, Perkins&Will | Kent Marsh, University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Planning Types: Campus Planning

Institutions referenced in this resource:
University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Historically disenfranchised students are now gaining unprecedented empowerment and awareness, and in this session, we'll show how strategic and innovative engagement further empowers student diversity through design. Designing campus spaces with equitable access for all students can greatly improve their sense of engagement, safety, wellness, and belonging. Join us to learn how you can engage diverse student groups in the design process with social media and new technology to create more inclusive and equitable campus spaces.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Engage diverse student perspectives to inform design decisions that will best support student wellbeing and inclusion.
  2. Explain how to prioritize cultural support and student wellbeing in the campus built environment.
  3. Identify social media engagement strategies that will meet students where they're at and successfully involve them in your design process.
  4. Discuss how you can do more with less when designing flexible and adaptable spaces that also support student safety and wellness.


Christopher Kleingartner, Science and Technology Practice Leader, Perkins&Will
Kent Marsh, Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Planning and Facilities Management, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Continuing Education Units: AIA HSW 1 Unit (SCUP56C1227) | AICP CM 1 Unit

Recorded 7/15/21.

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