Publications

How Colleges & Universities Invigorate Campuses Through A New Genre of STEM Buildings

by Leila Kamal, Kip Ellis, Toni Loiacano, Charles Kirby

August 05, 2016

Trinity's Garage Doors

Amidst research and reports showing that a third of U.S. post-secondary institutions are struggling financially, many of them see a highly competitive STEM program as a key to their future success and survival.

This white paper explores data and case studies to demonstrate how transformative STEM buildings benefit entire campuses.
 

Projects

Exterior facade at dusk

College of the Holy Cross

Integrated Science Complex

STEM

Transparent design brings science out from behind closed doors to make this interdisciplinary center a campus destination.

Exterior view of building at dusk

Hamilton College

Taylor Science Center

STEM

Communities of faculty offices and student/faculty research spaces help maintain the intimacy of the College’s experience within this expansive facility.

Trinity University

Trinity University

Center for the Sciences & Innovation (CSI)

STEM

Inventive design has helped increase STEM enrollment at this #1-ranked liberal arts university.

exterior view with outside classroom in foreground

Wheaton College

Mars Center for Science and Technology

STEM

With its dynamic curves, green roofs, and outdoor gathering spaces, this LEED Gold design resolves the dynamic tension between the grid of the campus plan and the adjacent wetlands.