More Than A Rec Center


Categories: In the News, Resources, Staff, Where Will We Be?
At the 2017 NIRSA Conference, Dan Sullivan, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, spoke about the trend towards integration of Student Recreation Facilities with additional student life amenities. The idea of a comprehensive student life recreation facility has risen in popularity over the past decade...

Conversion Ideas for Student Activity Space


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Hastings+Chivetta President, Chris Chivetta, PE, LEED AP BD+C, and Project Designer, Mark Keane, AIA, LEED AP discuss ideas for transforming under-used racquetball courts into modern spaces...

Upcoming STEM conference presentations


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As leaders in STEM education, Hastings+Chivetta team members are frequently asked to speak at conferences about how facilities can enhance shifting science and engineering pedagogies, how to maximize flexibility in learning and teaching spaces, and other trends in higher education...

Architectural issues surrounding all gender restrooms


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By Mark Keane, AIA, LEED AP and Robert Neu, AIA, LEED AP First they were called unisex. Then gender neutral. Now gender inclusive or all gender. Whatever you call these restrooms, colleges across the country are encountering this topic whenever they renovate or build new facilities on campus...

Recreation Centers and Building Codes – Then and Now


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King Hammurabi of the ancient City of Babylon is believed to have authored the world’s first building codes. Among the 282 laws that Hammurabi proclaimed, six pertained to the design and construction of habitable space...

Athletic Business 2015 – On Field


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Hastings+Chivetta Architects' Erik Kocher, AIA LEED AP BD+C, and Tom Ohle, AIA LEED AP BD+C will  discuss modern outdoor sports facilities at the 2015 Athletic Business Conference. Click  to download their presentation: On Field