Conference Recordings

Campus Tour | Temple University

Main Campus
Published July 16, 2021
Presented by James P. Templeton, Temple University
Planning Types: Campus Planning

Institutions referenced in this resource:
Temple University

Over the past several years Temple University’s Main Campus has undergone an impressive physical transformation, the result of completed multiple projects from two facilities master plans and a landscape master plan. The campus has redefined its identity from an assemblage of bland modernist-era buildings to a dynamic environment with signature contemporary architecture, an active and unifying landscape, and a preserved historic architectural core. This campus tour will explore how Temple University has improved the student and visitor experience through facility upgrades and the use of ’found’ outdoor and interstitial spaces to expand its footprint.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Describe how Temple University has creatively overcome its urban planning and design challenges.
  2. Find opportunities on your campus to create unique outdoor spaces for students and the public.
  3. Explain how Temple University has used landscape design to unify a historically eclectic architectural campus.
  4. Define signature architecture and explain its role in redefining the campus experience while meeting the needs of diverse and multi-disciplined schools and colleges.


James P. Templeton, Temple University

Continuing Education Units: AIA LU 1.5 Unit (SCUP56T007) | AICP CM 1 Unit

Recorded 7/16/21.

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