Tradeline: College and University Science and Engineering Facilities Fall Conference
November 15-16, 2018
EYP will be co-presenting with Trinity University at this year's Tradeline Fall Conference.
Planning awesome maker spaces: Lessons learned from operations that can inform new designs
Thursday, November 15 | 1:10-2:05 pm | Forum E
Friday, November 16 | 10:35-11:30 am | Forum E
The best way to plan and design great maker spaces is to ask the operators: what's working, what's not, and why. This session delivers a core dump of survey data from recently completed maker spaces and distills lessons learned, best practices and pitfalls to avoid. Session leaders examine key features for flexibility, operations, cost-efficiency, maintenance, and end-user satisfaction and they illustrate how operator feedback can be incorporated into new plans and designs. They highlight elements of successful institutional-industry partnership and identify the academic program impacts of maker space including curriculum changes new STEAM synergies.
- Melissa Burns, Architect, Academic Planning & Design, EYP
- John Smith, Lead Designer, EYP
- Prof. Wilson Terrell, Associate Professor, Engineering Science, Trinity University