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With careful planning, residence hall design can balance health concerns while providing a nurturing environment for students.


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With careful planning, residence hall design can balance health concerns while providing a nurturing environment for students.

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COVID-19 Impacts Residence Hall Design Trends

With careful planning, residence hall design can balance health concerns while providing a nurturing environment for students.

UMN Pioneer Hall Project Receives PCI Design Award

The renovation and expansion of historic Pioneer Hall at the University of Minnesota was honored with a design award from the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI).

Designated Space For Gamers Important In Student Housing Designs

With esports on its way to becoming the next football league to today’s students, and recreational gaming a given, student housing must take both the casual and avid gamer’s needs into consideration in its design.

Physical Activity, Sustainable Materials Create Healthy Residence Halls

Residence halls can be designed to promote physical activity and healthy habits, while using healthy materials and building systems to provide a healthy environment.

Practicing Sound Design For Student Housing

Understanding sound isolation, mechanical noise and vibration control, and room acoustics is essential, and KWK Architects of St. Louis, MO provides insight on designing facilities that deliver.

New LEED Requirements For Student Housing Shift Responsibility

New LEED v4 requirements for student housing require new training and a shift in the behaviors of students, residence life staff, maintenance, and housekeeping staff.

Keys To Safer Residence Hall Emergency Evacuations

Building codes, emergency strategies, and thoughtful design help protect residence hall occupants when an emergency evacuation is necessary.

Historic Student Housing Renovated At University Of Kansas

Completed in 1923 at a cost of $156,558, Corbin Hall has been reimagined for its next 100 years on the university's Lawrence, KS campus.

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