Campus Planning

Blog post
August 7, 2018, 9am PDT
What responsibilities does an urban university engaged in the act of master planning have to the city of which it is a part, and to the greater public good?
Dean Saitta
September 12, 2017, 12pm PDT
Some college campuses need more parking than others, depending on commuting rates and walkable housing supply. Some campus planners are hoping, however, that soon all universities will need a lot less parking.
The New York Times
Blog post
August 19, 2013, 11am PDT
As college becomes less affordable, alternatives to the traditional four-year model have been making inroads, leading some to question its lasting viability. If universities struggle, it will impact not only campuses, but cities, as well.
Mark Hough
December 22, 2011, 1pm PST
A photo essay by Witold Rybczynski explores how a campus operates in a shopping mall in a suburban community outside Vancouver, British Columbia.
Slate Magazine
Blog post
March 9, 2007, 11am PST

Across the U.S., dozens of colleges and universities are planning or building major campus expansions. However, unlike the 1990s which saw gleaming bioscience research facilities appear on campuses, the new construction is calculated to help attract and retain faculty and students with amenities for living and shopping. Almost without exception, these projects are in a strictly neotraditional design mold.

Robert Goodspeed