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.
June 02, 2020 | Matt Pearson

COVID-19 hasn’t just upended healthcare delivery, the workplace, and all levels of education –...

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UConn Student Rec Center Exterior

All photos courtesy JCJ Architecture

May 20, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project sits at the center of the Storrs campus.

 

Clemson's Outdoor Education Center

All photos: Jonathan Hillyer

May 19, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Cooper Carry designed the project.

 

DSU Human Performance Center exterior

All photos courtesy Hastings+Chivetta

April 29, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hastings+Chivetta designed the project.

COVID-19 patient rooms in alternate care facility

Typical COVID-19 patient room layout in an alternate care facility. Photo: Henderson Engineers

April 10, 2020 | JAKE KATZENBERGER, MARK CHRISMAN, AND RUSS MURDOCK, HENDERSON ENGINEERS

COVID-19: Converting existing unused or underused hospitals, hotels, convention centers, and ot...

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Study Areas at the Trone Student Center, Furman University

April 09, 2020 | Doug Campbell, AIA, LEED AP, Ghafari Director of Education

Since many academic departments have been concentrated in their own buildings or portions of ca...

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Courtesy Pixabay

March 26, 2020 | Bryan Langlands, Principal, NBBJ

While student dormitories are well-suited to certain alternate healthcare uses — from housing c...

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Courtesy Ponce Health Sciences University

March 24, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Clayco will build the project.

Pioneer Industries launches new website

The company, based in Commerce, Calif., makes a wide range of plumbing fixtures and accessories for the commercial and multifamily building sectors.

March 13, 2020 |

Pioneer Industries launches new website

Cornell University rowing has been transformed into a waterfront campus destination. Photo courtesy HGA

Cornell University rowing has been transformed into a waterfront campus destination. Photo courtesy HGA

   

March 09, 2020 | D'Andre Willis, AIA, Principal, VP, HGA Architects and Engineers

As colleges become more diverse, campus conversation is focusing on how to create equitable env...

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Auburn University, Robins & Morton open Construction Field Laboratory

Robins & Morton Construction Field Laboratory at Auburn University. Photo courtesy Robins & Morton

   

March 09, 2020 |

Robins & Morton and Auburn University’s College of Architecture, Design and Construction (C...

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Courtesy Stantec

February 20, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Stantec designed the project.

UC Berkeley Enclave apartments

Courtesy UC Berkeley

February 18, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Kirk E Peterson & Associates designed the project.

Sino-French Aviation campus

All renderings courtesy HENN

February 10, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HENN designed the project.

Exterior St. Edward's Recreation center at dusk

Credit Andrea Calo.

January 27, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Specht Architects designed the building.

Making it: Gen Z learns by doing

From TikTok videos to rapid prototyping, Gen Z learns by doing. Photo courtesy GBBN

   

January 06, 2020 | Matthew Plecity, AIA, ASLA, Associate Principal

This fundamental shift in learning style will have an impact on higher-education space planning....

A rendering of the L-shaped Plant Sciences Building, part of a research and education master plan at Washington State University. Images: Courtesy of LMN Architects

December 17, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

These facilities will bring several disciplines under one roof.

Hevener Football Center entry

Renderings courtesy HOK

December 12, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The facility will be named after longtime donor to the University of Florida and the University A...

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Aerial view of Adohi Hall

All photos: Tim Hursley

December 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A design collaborative led by Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Modus Studio, Mackey Mitchell Architec...

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School of Public Policy aerial UMD campus

All renderings courtesy LEO A DALY

November 01, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LEO A DALY, in association with VJAA, designed the building.

Rendering: Plompmozes

October 28, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Join us on a tour of select student residences at some of America’s top four-year colleges and un...

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Exterior of Hollows Quad

Photos: Jonathan Black

October 10, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

William Rawn Architects designed the project.

Charles Library Exterior main entrance

All photos courtesy Stantec

October 02, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project was designed by Stantec and Snøhetta.

UMass Amherst worcester commons sidewalk view

All renderings courtesy Perry Dean Rogers.

September 30, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Shawmut, in partnership with Perry Dean Rogers and Connor Architecture, are designing the project...

SUNY New Paltz EIH

Photo by Ola Wilk/Wilk Marketing Communications

September 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Urbahn Architects designed the project.

front of the center for nursing and health sciences

All renderings and photos courtesy KAI

September 17, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KAI designed the building.

All images courtesy Cooper Carry

August 20, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Cooper Carry designed the building.

Mitchell hall exterior

All renderings courtesy Designgroup

August 13, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

DesignGroup designed the project.

University of Michigan’s Biological Sciences Building, 2019 Science + Technology Giants Report, Giants 300 Report, Ennead Architects, SmithGroup Photo Bruce Damonte

The University of Michigan’s Biological Sciences Building (at left) puts science on display. Its exterior cladding is made from terra cotta strips whose colors mesh with other buildings on campus. Design by Ennead Architects and SmithGroup. Photo Bruce Damonte

 

August 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The science and technology (S+T) sector is arguably the industry’s most complex because it caters...

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UC Wellness Historic colonnade

All renderings courtesy Wight & Company

August 08, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Wight & Company is providing design-build services for the project.

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