Lowman Student Center
Sam Houston State University
A comfortable place for the student community to feel at home.
Ubiquitous technology enables a 24/7 student lifestyle that blurs the traditional boundaries between academic, residential, and social spaces.
A study at three institutions measured the impact of student engagement in residence hall buildings, as well as examined student usage of academic and social spaces in both living-learning designed halls and traditional residence halls. This poster details the hypothesis that students living in the living-learning halls are more engaged than their peers in traditional halls.Research
Building Design + Construction features Higher Education Leader John Baxter and the trend of institutions opting for more economical residence halls.
Sara Stein, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Well-designed community spaces affect students' perception far beyond just the social and academic factors, and result in greater student safety and satisfaction.