Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

Conference Recordings

A New Plan for Building Green

This session will focus on the next step in the evolution of green building and provide a comprehensive sustainability framework for responsible development with a holistic view of the campus and community wellbeing.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Campus Historic Preservation and Adaptive Reuse

By integrating historic buildings into your campus planning, their continued reuse can help solve some of the specific challenges facing university planners today.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Crafting the Master Plan: A Collaborative Challenge for Community Colleges

Master planning can help an institution address major challenges, but you have to know how to do it right. This article examines the planning process, with special emphasis on community and consensus building, using case studies from two rapidly growing community college districts in Texas and California.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

From Lagging to Leading

An integrated team of cross-discipline collaborators accomplished their objective of creatively reimagining athletic facilities at two institutions for the greater good of each campus and its community. Using sustainable and cost-efficient design opportunities and aligned technologies, they succeeded in countering the outdated stereotype of the athletic building as a lagging energy performer.
Conference Recordings

Learning From A Living Building

The Kendeda Building, a deep green LEED Platinum Living Building, offers many lessons learned and best practices regarding net-positive water, energy, and waste that you can use to fight climate change and COVID-19 on your campus.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Overcoming a $90M Budget Overage in Vanderbilt University’s Residential Colleges

The University, architects, engineers, strategic planning consultants, and contractor teams worked hand in hand to peel back the onion to stem the overruns.