When designing campus residences, it's easy to get caught up in location, room design and amenities. Yet just as important is the wealth of research that shows us how buildings can help students develop the sense of connection and community identity they need to thrive.
Engaging students on campus has much to do with programmatic decisions, but a physical environment that is designed to help students connect advances the sense of community and makes programming more effective. (click the pdf above for the entire article)
Rehabilitating a historic building has many benefits, and tax incentives make it an increasingly attractive option. But approaching your project like new construction could cost you more than expected—in time, money and sleepless nights.
A little expertise goes a long way, especially with larger, complex rehabilitations or when pursuing federal tax credits. Here’s where the right advisors at the right time can make life easier: read more
Documenting the condition of Riverfront Community Center's exterior sandstone with a sounding hammer.
As the use of renewable energy continues to grow, historic buildings are slowly beginning to incorporate solar technology. If you’re considering solar, the National Trust for Historic Preservation offers the following guidelines: