2013 ACUI Annual Conference, St Louis, MO
Janette Blackburn, Shepley Bulfinch
Tim Butler, Philadelphia University
Jim McLaughlin, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Monday, 16 April 2007
The Kanbar Campus Center at Philadelphia University was one of four student centers to receive the 2007 Facility Design Award of Excellence at the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) annual conference in Atlanta last month.
Entries were judged not only on the basis of the facilities’ appearance, but also on the process used to arrive at the design and how the new or renovated facility has impacted the campus.
The 75,000 s.f., $17 million Kanbar Campus Center opened in September 2006. Designed as a “campus street,” the building connects the university’s academic precinct with its recreation and athletic facilities. Its design, with a wall of windows, captures the natural setting and ...[more]
Tuesday, 6 May 2003
What does flexibility mean when thinking about student life facilities? Here, Tom Kearns talks about programmatic, spatial, and structural flexibility, drawing examples from the firm’s recent work. This article first appeared in the ACUI (Association of College Unions International) Bulletin.
Thursday, 21 March 2013
Shepley Bulfinch’s design of the Anderson University Center at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota has won a Facilities Design Award from the Association of College Unions International (ACUI), it was announced at ACUI’s annual conference last week.
“This award honors more than the design of the Anderson Center,” said Shepley Bulfinch project designer Luke Voiland. “It recognizes the value of a design and planning process that brought everyone to the table.”
Since it opened last fall, the Carol Young Anderson and Dennis L. Anderson Center has become the heart of ...[more]