September 2018 College Planning & Management

College Planning & Management September 2018


campus sports and recreation buildings

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Embracing a New Vision for Sports, Fitness, and Wellness

By Jan Taylor

Traditionally seen as venues for sporting events, workouts, and team practices, campus sports and recreation buildings are taking on an exciting new mission.

environmental design

The Safe and Secure Campus

Safe By Design: Can attention to environmental design lead to a safer campus?

By David Moore

When the conversation moves from how to secure buildings and expands to securing entire campuses, attention to environmental design can help with answers.

campus outdoor space

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Outside Ideas for Urban Campuses

By Scott Berman

Urban-based institutions are often limited in the size of their campus footprint. Initiatives and installations at these urban campuses are optimizing outdoor spaces to maximize wayfinding, safety, and aesthetics.

Building Envelope

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

At First Sight

By Scott Berman

Diverse, innovative materials are available for the building envelope, adding impactful visual interest as well as energy efficiency to campus facilities.


Fire & Life Safety (Focus On Preparation and Prevention)

Stationary Energy Storage Systems

By Mike Halligan

A look at the safety concerns of renewable energy storage.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Welcome Back

By Shannon O'Connor

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

An Energy Partnership

By Gary Bowersock, Alison Schwabe

Colorado School of Mines challenges students with energy awareness.

Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

Metal Detectors in the Campus Setting

By Michael Dorn

Supportive strategies are essential for successful entry-point screening.

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Master Plan Performance

By Bruce A. Meyer

Improving overall campus functionality involves a well-developed master plan.


Drexel University

Facility Focus (Specialty Spaces)

Drexel University: College of Engineering Innovation Studio

University of Texas at Dallas

Facility Focus (Specialty Spaces)

The University of Texas at Dallas: Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center


Victor Stanley

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Connected Waste Receptacles Enhance Efficiency

National Office Furniture

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Exceptional Academics, Solid Furniture


Ask the Expert (Campus ID Cards)

How can campus ID cards serve Gen Z students?

By Jeff Meier

Hot Tips (HVAC Efficiency)

Using VRF Systems to Solve HVAC Challenges

By James DeBerry