University Turnaround With Sensible Planning And Design

Ignoring the "star architect" approach popular with many universities, Chicago's DePaul University uses sensible planning and "solid, unremarkable buildings" to blend the campus with its neighborhood.
February 18, 2002, 8am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The school is in many ways a model for large institutions that want to chart their growth according to a no-frills credo that is less interested in exploring design's cutting edge than in stitching together solid, unremarkable buildings into a coherent urban cloth. Nothing could be more different from the star architect approach now in vogue at campuses around the nation..."

Thanks to The Practice of New Urbanism

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Published on Thursday, February 14, 2002 in The Chicago Tribune
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