Conference Recordings

The Spectrum of Space and Capital Planning in Florida and Georgia

Published October 5, 2020
Presented by Paul Leef, SmithGroup | Chris Kinsley, New College of Florida | Daniel Sniff, Lexington Design Group | Jon Hoffman, SmithGroup
Planning Types: Campus Planning
Challenges: Planning Alignment

Space planning and capital programming should reflect an institution’s role and mission. Relating data analysis to institutional priorities is key to effectively communicating institutions’ needs to funding agencies. The Florida State and Georgia University Systems employ varied approaches to their space standards, planning, and capital programs. We’ll compare these approaches and discuss best practices for determining the effectiveness of space use and the planning process. Come learn about accuracy in space planning metrics, how to appropriately apply them in campus-wide planning and building programming, and how to relate needs to your institution’s strategic goals and performance indicators for funding.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Discuss space planning metrics within the context of institutional role and mission and avoid the pitfalls of using normative guidelines for space planning.
  2. Articulate measures of efficiency and effectiveness and why it is important to evaluate both in the context of institutional goals.
  3. Connect strategic plan goals with campus master plans and capital programs.
  4. Create an institutional snapshot that captures key aspects of the university space profile and utilization.

Continuing Education Units: AIA LU 1.0 Unit (SCUPS20C932) | AICP CM 1.0 Unit


Paul Leef

Studio Leader, Campus Strategy & Analytics

Chris Kinsley

Vice President for Finance and Administration
New College of Florida

Daniel Sniff

Lexington Design Group

Jon Hoffman


Recorded October 5, 2020.

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