University Buildings

Not only are the world’s youth educated in these buildings, but much of the globe’s most ground-breaking research takes place here. Requirements for housing students are more expansive than ever, but need to be balanced with the university’s real purpose: the pursuit of knowledge. Great design can inspire that pursuit.
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May 24, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), embassy design... read more
Fitts-Woolard Hall exterior

Courtesy Clark Nexsen

May 22, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Clark Nexsen designed the new building.

Aerial view of new SDSU apartment neighborhood

Rendering courtesy of KWK Architects

May 15, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The units will house juniors, seniors, and graduate students.

Bentley Arena
May 15, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The university arena was designed by Architectural Resources Cambridge.

Kites made from ALPOLIC metal composite material with fire retardant core hang from the ceilings in the Voxman Music Building at the University of Iowa. Photo credit: Mitchell Stier

| May 07, 2018 | ALPOLIC Metal Composite Materials
Williams College bookstore exterior at night

Courtesy Williams College

May 03, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

CambridgeSeven designed the campus bookstore.

The ICA at VCU

Photo: Iwan Baan

April 23, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Steven Holl Architects designed the building.

Rendering of the updated Pioneer Hall

Courtesy KWK Architects

April 19, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The original building was no longer functional for modern day purposes.

View from Wilson Field in Ryan Fieldhouse

Photo: ©Steinkamp Photography. Courtesy of Perkins+Will.

April 19, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will designed the facility.

University of Hawaii Administration & Allied Health Building

Perkins+Will’s LA Studio designed the building

April 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will’s LA Studio designed the building.

Solar Array at Uh Maui College

Photo courtesy of University of Hawaii

March 20, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is part of a partnership with Johnson Controls and Pacific Current that will also all...

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The DEF at night

Rendering courtesy of Leers Weinzapfel Associates

March 14, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building is currently under construction.

Rendering of Schallenkamp Hall

Rendering courtesy of KWK Architects

March 07, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KWK Architects designed the project.

Exterior of UW nanoengineering building

Photo: Aaron Leitz Photography

February 16, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building marks the second phase of a 168,000-sf complex.

The Restaurants at Southwest

Courtesy KWK Architects

February 09, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project was designed by KWK Architects.

Report: Spending spree on new buildings a risky venture for some U.S. universities

Photo: Pixabay

January 31, 2018 | Sightlines

Higher education institutions continue to add new buildings in spite of increased stress on facil...

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VT Carilion Biomedical Research Addition
January 29, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is a collaboration between Carilion Clinic and Virginia Tech.

Maersk Tower and the floating path

Photo: Adam Mørk

January 22, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

C. F. Møller designed the building.

The 360-degree classroom in the Spark

The circle-in-the-round classroom in The Spark. Photo: Benjamin Benschneider

January 19, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The circle-in-the-round classroom can accommodate 275 students.

UIC's new living/learning complex

Rendering courtesy of SCB

January 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) designed the facility.

La Carreta pavilion

La Carreta pavilion, on the Monterrey, Mexico, campus of Tecnológico de Monterrey. Photo: Paco Alvarez, The Raws

January 12, 2018 | John Caulfied, Senior Editor

Sasaki designs interchangeable spaces to support a major educational shift at Mexico’s largest un...

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Education Village at Winona State University

Rendering courtesy Leo A Daly

January 08, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The $25.3 million project is currently under construction on the Winona State University campus....

A view from the east wing of Columbia University's new Center for Precision Dental Medicine, which is embedded within Columbia's medical school. Image: (c) Jeff Goldberg

January 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The facility, which nests at “the core” of the university’s Medical Center, relies heavily on tec...

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Courtesy Tangram Interiors

January 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

USC Village comprises six buildings and 1.25 million sf.

The new Santiago Hall at Chapman University

Architecture and Imagery by Togawa Smith Martin, Inc. and AC Martin 

January 04, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Packing House was originally built for the Santiago Orange Growers Association.

December 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project was designed by William Rawn Architects and will be built by Skanska.

Hedrick Hall East Lounge

Photo Credit: John Ellis

December 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Johnson Favaro designed the space.

Howard L. Hawks Hall

Howard L. Hawks Hall opened in August 2017 and is the new home for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Business.

December 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Numerous storytelling spaces and displays are located throughout the building.

Exterior rendering of Stadium Drive Residence Halls

Rendering courtesy Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Modus Studios, Mackey Mitchell

November 30, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Modus Studio, Mackey Mitchell Architects, and OLIN collaborated on t...

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The new Columbia University School of Nursing building

Photo courtesy of FXFOWLE

November 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building has a ‘collaboration ribbon’ that runs throughout the building.

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