Fine and Performing Arts Facility

Planning for Higher Education Journal

A Transformational Gallery for Ryerson University’s Architecture School

Ryerson University needed a gallery to exhibit work and host lectures and events. What it got was much more than that, proving that even the smallest project can be transformative.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

A Tribute to Achievement and Excellence

The society’s 2012 awards recognize and applaud individuals and organizations whose achievements exemplify excellence and dedication in planning for higher education.
Conference Recordings

Bringing it to the City

Come learn how to develop strategic partnerships among university, developer, and consultant stakeholders at your institution as well as optimize site development for long-term improvements in recruitment, retention, and revenue.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Campus Chapels

Planning for Higher Education Journal

Collaborative Spaces Transform Teaching, Amplify Learning, and Maximize Resources

A wide range of interactive, hands-on, and socially enhanced settings provide space for the most effective and dynamic teaching and learning in higher education today.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Designing Art Facilities that Support Truly Collaborative Approaches to Teaching and Learning

The author explores the planning process for U Chicago's new multidisciplinary arts center, Logan Center, the final design of which challenges thinking on conventional program pairs.
Example Plans

Highland Campus Master Plan

Master plan for a community college system’s newest campus, including the relocation of several programs.
Conference Recordings

How the Performing Arts Foster Successful Long-term Town and Gown Relationship Growth

This session will discuss how performing arts facilities, when successfully planned, designed, and programmed, can enhance and respond to evolving campus and community cultural demands.
Conference Presentations

Leveraging Performing Arts Programs to Enhance the Urban Condition

As the role of arts and culture in our cities evolves, institutions are responding by growing their performing arts programs to enhance connection and build community.
Conference Recordings

Planning Interrupted

From the onset of COVID-19, Moore College has demonstrated how a dense urban campus can adapt to the new normal by transforming common space for maximum use to enhance the creative arts education pedagogy—join us to learn about their innovative strategies.
Conference Recordings

Raising the Bar for High-performance Buildings Amid Unplanned Campus Growth

Join us to hear the success story of Knox's unplanned expansion using an integrated, flexible, and collaborative process that yielded a high-efficiency, high-performance, and award-winning academic art building.
Conference Recordings

The Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center

The latest installment of a developing arts district at Auburn University, The Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center is an 85,000 gross square feet facility consisting of a multi-purpose performance hall, a flexible second venue and outdoor amphitheater, and public front-of-house and technical back-of-house support spaces. This virtual live tour will feature a mixture of produced video and live feed to offer an overview of the planning and architectural considerations involved in the design of a community-facing building.