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Hastings+Chivetta Ranks Highly in BD+C Giants 400

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Categories: In the News

In the newly released Building Design+Construction Magazine 2020 Giants 400 Report, Hastings+Chivetta ranked well on six of the top lists, demonstrating expertise across the firm's varied markets...

Is Your Enrollment Increasing?

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Categories: Resources

As statistics regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on higher education become more readily available over time, a decline in overall postsecondary enrollment nationwide has become overwhelmingly apparent...

3 Reasons Why Collaborative Learning Spaces Are Essential

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Categories: Resources

As a variety of factors such as rapidly-evolving technology, the cost of education, and student diversity continually mold the landscape of modern education, student expectations of what the K-12 or college experience looks and feels like gradually change...

Architecture Transforms “Learning Communities” Into More Than a Catchphrase

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Categories: Resources

Over the past decade or so, “learning community” and “high impact experience” have become staples in the vocabulary of many higher education leaders as more and more institutions strive to integrate these practices into their student experience...

Dixie State University Human Performance Center Gains National Recognition

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Categories: In the News

Since its completion in November 2019, the Dixie State University Human Performance Center has garnered significant recognition within the architectural and design community.  Most notably, this fall the facility was named an Athletic Business Facility of Merit 2020...

Inspiring a Spirit of Inclusivity in Design

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Categories: Resources

Today, abiding by ADA guidelines is thankfully a given as architects thoughtfully consider accommodations for those with differing abilities from the beginning of the design process. But as an industry, we have a responsibility to continually expand our horizons further into the realm of total inclusivity...

Three Considerations for the Forward-Thinking Recreation Center

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Categories: Resources

As campus recreation experts, our team is constantly examining up-and-coming trends in recreation center design and implementing them in strategic, forward-thinking ways for our clients...

What’s Next in the World of Planning and Design?

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Categories: Resources

Like the rest of the world, architects and planners are facing significant uncertainty of how to best move forward given the current public health situation.  Just as colleges and universities face new realities concerning the recruitment and retention of their students and communities reimagine what togetherness means, so are architects reimagining how well-designed built environments will impact their users...

Can a Building Really Increase Student Retention & Satisfaction?

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Categories: Resources

Now more than ever, colleges and universities are seeking opportunities to increase student retention and satisfaction in their academic programs.  Institutions across the United States take great pride in their students, offering quality education and co-curriculars that enrich them until they proudly receive their diplomas...

Is Low Space Utilization Always a Bad Thing?

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Categories: Resources

The era of big data has arrived, and along with it the ubiquity of software systems to manage and analyze academic space use in real time. Whether your institution utilizes an integrated space management system or the registrar schedules classes, campus planners require practical guidelines to understand exactly what the threshold for optimal use is...