Innovation Center

Example Plans

2030 Strategic Plan

Conference Presentations

Beyond Boundaries

In this session, we will share explicit, purposeful strategies for how to administer shared academic arts and campus life programs that foster interdisciplinary inquiry.
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.
Conference Presentations

Creating a Collaborative Innovation Space for Students

In this session, we will discuss a process that any campus can use for creating a place for students to generate ideas and solve problems.
Conference Presentations

Creating an Ecosystem of Innovation in Non-traditional Academic Space

In this session, we will demonstrate how Drexel University used a mixed-use high rise building within an urban innovation zone to support growing enrollment.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Designing Innovative Campuses for Tomorrow’s Students

Campus design and architecture will be the prime catalysts for transforming universities into our society’s engines of growth.
Conference Presentations

Iconic Design Problem Solving and Entrepreneurship Create Collaborative Incubator Spaces

We will reveal our methodology for how institutions can generate new economies, define an innovation campus identity, and utilize brownfields.
Example Plans

RELLIS Campus Master Plan

Detailed campus master plan documentation for the institution’s innovation campus.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Teaching, Learning, Doing in Collaborative Spaces

The intermingling of undergraduate students with grad students, post-docs, faculty, and commercial interests in one innovative facility results in better academic experiences.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Michigan Technological University used active stakeholder engagement, frequent reviews, and vigorous discussion to develop its aspirational master plan.
Conference Presentations

The Informal Learning Environment

One of three presentations in a collection of informal learning environment imagery presented in twelve minutes or less by campus design leaders. Topic: Community College of Philadelphia’s Library Learning Commons.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

University-Industry Collaborations Are Driving Creation of Next-Generation Learning Space

New spaces, ranging from fabrication and prototyping studios to innovation districts, reflect a growing entrepreneurship and maker culture and give students the tools they need to succeed in a rapidly evolving marketplace.