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Conference Presentations

A Research-Based Approach to Designing Higher Education Academic Spaces

This session will explore the new Academic and Residential Complex at the University of Illinois at Chicago to demonstrate the important role that research played in shaping its design.
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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.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Building Community

Partner Content

Building Reuse Is Climate Action

Read about two renovations that substantially reduced emissions while preserving campus character.
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

Developing a Comprehensive Housing Strategy: a Case Study

This case study shares successes in developing a long range comprehensive housing strategy for a college with two noncontiguous campuses in a dense urban, cultural center. Some of the successes included are assembling the in-house planning team, using the institution’s mission statement to guide planning, anticipating needs, understanding available resources, and developing a staged strategy that maintains operational continuity.
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Developing New Typologies for Innovative Group Housing in Under-utilized Spaces

Lawrence University successfully prototyped new group housing typologies in under-utilized residential spaces, supporting its goal to be fully residential without adding campus buildings.
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Developing New Typologies for Innovative Group Housing in Under-Utilized Spaces

This session will describe how an innovative typology for students’ small-group living transformed and expanded group living options at Lawrence University.
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Expanding Residential Accommodation With Limited New Construction

Come learn how a 2016 housing planning study that started with an inventory analysis quickly evolved into an ongoing program to add 100+ beds per year beginning in 2017.
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First-Year Success

We will share examples of rapidly changing student expectations and prepare you to assess your first-year student housing offerings and evaluate their relationships to student success.
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Hybrid Learning Environments

Recently, Morgan State University began constructing its new Thurgood Marshall residence hall and we'll explore how we used design and technology to support the building's hybrid environment.
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Keynote | Morgan State University

While students have greatly enjoyed the inclusive atmosphere, comradery, and campus activities at Morgan State University (MSU), they were less enthusiastic about the outdated campus housing and dining facilities—join us to learn about the planning process behind MSU’s 21st-century 700-bed housing facility, including a state-of-the-art dining hall.
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Leading with Culture and Community to Transform a University Building

We will share the planning behind the transformation of Yale Law School's Baker Hall and demonstrate how deeply engaging the new occupant's culture can powerfully guide building transformation.
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Make No Little Plans

Master plans are more than a campus-wide tool, and with thoughtful planning and execution, institutions can craft a vision tailored to student needs related to housing, dining, and the co-curricular student experience.
Partner Content

Not Just Student Housing: The Next Step to Private-Public Partnerships

With [P3s] potential to provide greater financial options to universities and, in some instances, social and economic revitalization to their surrounding communities, public-private partnerships will continue to gain greater acceptance.
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On-campus Student Housing

Come learn from campus facilities planning and student affairs officials, who will address the pros and cons of different delivery methods (P3, purchase/renovation, and conventional construction) from the perspective of up-front costs, operating and maintenance factors, student experience, and functionality.
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P3@UIC

A case study of an academic and residential complex at University of Illinois-Chicago, and plans for future multi-use center.
Webinar Recordings

Passive House Design and Residence Halls

The session will discuss the basics of Passive House (PH) design, how it can both save energy and improve the quality of the interior environment. The presenters will illustrate how Passive House design has been incorporated from both a design and administrative standpoint at the new residence hall at the University of Toronto Scarborough.
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Predictive Analytics

We will discuss a computational metrics mobile app and how Miami University uses it for master planning.
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Private-Private Partnerships

Examine a number of cases where Butler University (a private institution) leveraged relationships with public and private partners to provide value to students and the greater community.
Partner Content

Secret Service

Campuses focus on safety as they welcome students back into residence halls—but it won't be the only thing they consider. In this new normal, the mission of community and collaboration hasn't changed, but the ways in which it is achieved may have to.
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Student Engagement Leads to Thriving Residence Hall

This session will examine the successful process behind planning Trippe Hall, a residence hall at Penn State Behrend.
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The European Experience

After a full year of shutdowns, virtual learning, and constant adaption, we will discuss how University College London and the University of Dublin responded to government mandates and how the crisis has shaped living and working arrangements.
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UIC’s Recovery Plan

Come learn about the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)’s recovery plan for residence halls and classrooms as well as its established protocols for enabling the safe return of students for the fall 2020 semester.