Urban Campus

Conference Presentations

A Growing Business School’s Vertical Campus in a Leased Downtown Location

This session will delve into the opportunities and challenges involved with locating a Johns Hopkins University's new business school in a leased, downtown, high-rise building mixing students with other occupants of the building.
Webinar Recordings

Back to School Through the Lens of ASHRAE

Recorded June 15. Panelists Susanna M. Baker, MIT Sloan School of Management, and Bill Bahnfleth, ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) and Penn State University, discussed requirements for a typical campus upgrade and reviewed ASHRAE recommendations on improving campus safety in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. They also addressed some of the unique challenges for an urban campus response to maintaining campus safety.
Conference Presentations

Campus Tour: Northwestern University

Touring select spaces in the Kellogg Global Hub, our professional business school, and Mudd Hall, a mixed-use research and library building, this session will provide an overview of recent north campus development.
Conference Presentations

Campus Transformation and Community Revitalization

Binghamton University has become a catalyst for transforming and revitalizing an economically-challenged community while maintaining its historical footprint.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Creating a New Campus Destination

The project offers preservation, building revitalization, and adaptive reuse as an alternative model for sustainable campus growth.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Creating a Sense of Community on Urban College and University Campuses

Urban campuses have unique planning and design challenges when it comes to creating a sense of place that reflects both their global ambitions and local commitments to a variety of stakeholders.
Conference Presentations

Creating a Vision and Value Proposition for the Urban Campus

In this session, presenters will show how the Student Center launched the institution’s comprehensive strategy to create a new interdisciplinary culture and an urban ecosystem for Chicago’s South Loop. Learn how you can harness capital assets and resources on your campus to deliver on a vision and drive business objectives, academic mission, and interdisciplinary engagement.
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

Creating Global-Ready Places

Global demographics are shaping new civic patterns which will strengthen the relationship between universities and cities in ways that create local prosperity.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Data Collection as a Means for Integrated Higher Education Change

Six institutions measured the community impact of their anchor mission efforts along several social and economic dimensions using the Anchor Dashboard data tool.
Conference Presentations

Exploring the Role of Campus Architecture in Revitalizing Urban Downtowns

In this session, we will demonstrate how Rutgers University aligned its development model with city planning initiatives to be a partner in urban renewal at its Camden and Newark campuses.
Conference Presentations

How a Substation Project Enabled a New Academic Research Building at Penn

This session will explore how the University of Pennsylvania is achieving new student learning and research spaces within an infrastructure project.
Conference Presentations

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.
Conference Presentations

One Yale

Yale has unified its community with strategic development along its two-mile-long urban campus, strengthening diversity and inclusion while the historically dispersed communities of the residential colleges continue to flourish.
Conference Presentations

Rubik’s Cube

Yale University's new Yale Science Building and its associated renovation projects illustrate how a new facility can integrate under-utilized space, meeting program needs and connecting existing science buildings.
Conference Presentations

What We’ve Learned and What’s Next

We'll highlight approaches and lessons learned from two New York City institutions during the pandemic, including creatively retrofitting their campus facilities amidst a crisis period of declining revenue and enrollments.