The Cross-Pollination of Apartment and Student Living Layouts

By Michael Ytterberg, Nicole Dress and Kevin Aires
Bleak cinderblock walls, communal bathrooms and claustrophobic spaces — all images that immediately scroll through our minds when someone mentions the typical college dorm room living space. However, this outdated stereotype certainly isn’t the norm for on-campus living any longer.

UNC Charlotte Campus Undergoes $70 Million Project

Construction on the UNC Charlotte campus is underway as students prepare to return for school in the fall.

Clemson University Constructs Massive Residential Village

By Jessie Fetterling
Clemson University is currently constructing a new mixed-use residential village called Douthit Hills, it’s largest building project to date. When the 80-acre development opens in the summer of 2018, it will include seven residential buildings and a central hub building — all of which will be connected by outdoor spaces and aligned with Tillman Hall, a campus landmark built in the 1890s that is currently home to the university’s education department.

Missouri State Undergoes 20 Construction Projects

More than 20 major construction projects are underway to improve the Missouri State University (MSU) campus in Springfield. In the past three years, the school has seen a number of major improvements, including those made to its athletic and recreation facilities completed last year, and this summer is no different.

Microsoft Donates $10 Million to University of Washington Project

Microsoft, headquartered in Redmond, Wash., recently donated $10 million to the development of the new University of Washington (UW) Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) building in Seattle, with hopes that the facility will help to double the number of computer science and engineering degrees awarded by the university annually.

Arizona State Hits Law College Construction Milestone

Nearly a year after Arizona State University (ASU) in Phoenix beginning construction on its new Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and Arizona Center for Law and Society building, the campus community gathered again to mark the project’s topping out.

Bryant University Expands U.S. Campus, Global Reach

Bryant University hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on May 15 marking the beginning of Bryant Builds, the largest and most transformative facilities initiative in the university’s history.

Fitchburg State University Dedicates Science Complex

Fitchburg State University recently dedicated its new $57 million, LEED Silver Antonucci Science Complex, which provides laboratory, research and classroom facilities in a single location.

University of Tennessee Music Building Earns LEED Silver

The $40 million, state-of-the-art Natalie L. Haslam Music Center recently became the latest University of Tennessee (UT) facility to earn LEED designation. This latest certification brings the Knoxville-based university’s LEED tally to six buildings, while the soon-to-be-completed Joint Institute for Advanced Materials is expected to achieve LEED Gold.

CO Architects Take on UT Austin Master Plan

By Lindsey Coulter
Texas — The University of Texas Austin (UT Austin) campus is an historic site full of historic buildings. Though the original 40-acre campus has been expanded over the years, the university developed a well-intentioned master plan and building guidelines that would help preserve the character and integrity of its 1930s-era structures.