Student Life

  • Student housing series: Student housing vs. multi-family housing—what are the differences?

    Student housing series: Student housing vs. multi-family housing—what are the differences?

    While student and multi-family housing share a common building form, it’s the student resident that drives the innovation of new spaces

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  • Why your office needs a makerspace—it’s about investing in the creative workplace

    Why your office needs a makerspace—it’s about investing in the creative workplace

    Harvesting creativity and innovation requires the right spaces and creates a culture that attracts the best employees

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  • Student housing series: What are the five questions to ask when designing a student unit?

    Student housing series: What are the five questions to ask when designing a student unit?

    Knowing the right questions to ask your client upfront can make a unit more comfortable and affordable, while smoothing the design process

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  • WEBINAR RECORDING: Career & Technical Education's impact on education design

    WEBINAR RECORDING: Career & Technical Education's impact on education design

    Did you miss out CTE webinar? No worries. You can still get our insights on how the CTE revolution is evolving how we think of education and space. Click for the recording.

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  • Student housing series: How do you balance affordability and comfort in acoustical design?

    Student housing series: How do you balance affordability and comfort in acoustical design?

    Recognizing the source of noise in student housing guides acoustical and sound deadening elements that have the greatest impact

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Incubating campus cool

    From the Design Quarterly: Incubating campus cool

    The library becomes a hub for campus fellowship

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  • Creating a housing plan to support and engage a student throughout their academic career

    Creating a housing plan to support and engage a student throughout their academic career

    A college student’s life transitions every year, and a transitional student housing plan can provide the proper environment to help the student achieve success at each level

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  • Issue 02 | Culture by Design

    Issue 02 | Culture by Design

    How thoughtful approaches can influence behavior and build community

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  • Presenting Design Quarterly 02: Culture by Design

    Presenting Design Quarterly 02: Culture by Design

    Design can both reflect and transform culture

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  • Student housing: How do universities ensure they have the right special-needs spaces?

    Student housing: How do universities ensure they have the right special-needs spaces?

    In understanding the rationale behind accessibility codes, architects can use easy and reliable metrics during the design phase

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  • White paper: Resident halls of the future

    White paper: Resident halls of the future

    A vision of the future of campus from Sean Studzinski and William Zeller.

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  • How public-private partnerships can help build student housing

    How public-private partnerships can help build student housing

    Will private funding provide the funds necessary to meet the demands of today’s public institutions?

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  • Design manifestos: Tamara Roy of Stantec

    Design manifestos: Tamara Roy of Stantec

    Read an interview with Tamara Roy in Medium.

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  • How can we design adaptable buildings?

    How can we design adaptable buildings?

    Making sure an Architect’s work stands the test of time.

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  • Connecting the worlds of architecture and education, one pencil at a time

    Connecting the worlds of architecture and education, one pencil at a time

    From the first day of kindergarten to the last day of detailed school design, the humble pencil links students, schools, and architects.

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  • 7 elements for quality student housing

    7 elements for quality student housing

    Certain timeless elements are key to quality student housing, regardless of current design fads.

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  • How being a lifelong learner helps you design great schools

    How being a lifelong learner helps you design great schools

    Creating a culture of learning through a Research and Benchmarking program helps foster expertise in educational design firm wide

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  • A vision for residence halls of the future (Part 1)

    A vision for residence halls of the future (Part 1)

    Halls as campus microcosms, plus 3 trends shaping the future campus

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  • A vision for residence halls of the future (Part 2)

    A vision for residence halls of the future (Part 2)

    Teaching and learning are changing. Here are four more trends shaping the future campus.

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  • What makes a successful study space in an academic building?

    What makes a successful study space in an academic building?

    We studied spaces that we designed for studying science, and in revisiting our projects, we learned that it’s all about currents and eddies

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