Academic Innovation

An experiential environment that creates multi-dimensional impact for those who use it – students and faculty as well as visiting business leaders, scholars, researchers and other collaborators.

December 4, 2018

Mountaintop Marvel

by Mark Kanonik

Modern Steel Construction profiles EYP's Senior Structural Engineer Mark Kanonik's examination of Lehigh University's research facility at its Mountaintop Campus.

A Design Museum article explores the art of design for Academic Innovation spaces.

College and university makerspaces provide key opportunities for academic and entrepreneurial innovation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and ways to facilitate new paradigms for learning and teaching, but importantly, they can also provide the campus with a renewed sense of community. More

Today’s best academic institutions are catalysts for innovation. They host environments in which their people make things. They foster learning experiences that open up both students and professors to creative thinkers from a variety of fields, from the academy to the business world. They teach their students to be lifelong learners. More

March 5, 2018

Making Space for Makers

featuring Valerie Towe

The Boston Design Museum Foundation profiles "A New Concept for Makerspace at Tufts University." 

Seattle University’s Spectator profiled the new Center for Science and Innovation, discussing how the new facility, designed to maximize collaboration and active learning, will allow for growth and expansion across numerous departments.

Our feature in Tradeline reports on how the increased focus on STEM across higher education has a pronounced impact on liberal arts colleges, typically resulting in new construction or the renovation of existing science buildings.

According to EdSurge News, Bryant University’s new Academic Innovation Center (AIC) exemplifies the classroom of the future. Bryant built on lessons learned from its faculty, the University’s prototype classrooms, spaces and programs at other leading institutions, and makerspaces in the Tech industry to create a new genre of academic building.

The Maker experience represents a profound change in how things are being created today, which in turn requires a paradigm shift in how and where students can most effectively be educated. More

The New York State chapter of the American Institute of Architects has awarded EYP with a 2016 Excelsior Award for New Construction for the SUNY Maritime’s Academic Center. The design of the Academic Center, which has earned LEED Silver, involved an array of analyses to best optimize its unique location on the Long Island Sound.

NYU is enabling an interdisciplinary partnership with a focus on synergistic academic and research opportunities among the Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing and the Bioengineering Institute. More