Planning for Higher Education Journal

The Challenge of Making Buildings Flexible

How to Create Campuses That Adapt to Changing Needs
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From Volume 45 Number 4 | July–September 2017
By Cliff Cort, Glenn Cort, Rusty Williams
Planning Types: Campus Planning

How can buildings be both flexible and concrete? It’s a contradiction in terms and a huge challenge facing university planners and facility managers as they try to keep up with rapid changes in technology, curriculum, teaching techniques, and student demographics. This article explores some of these trends in education and how construction techniques are evolving to meet the need for reconfigurable spaces.

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