The Landscape of Post-Pandemic Master Planning, Part I

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Categories: Resources

Since higher education has survived a year under the pressure and challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, our experts have been looking ahead to how these changes will affect campus master planning going forward...

University of Idaho Arena Transforms World of Mass Timber Construction

Friday, March 26, 2021

Categories: Project Updates, On the Boards

The under-construction Idaho Central Credit Union (ICCU) Arena at the University of Idaho is already gaining fame in the world of mass-timber construction.  In association with Opsis Architecture, Hastings+Chivetta has been a key player in making this 4,000-seat arena come to life complete with distinct, long-span mass timber elements unseen anywhere else in the nation...

Adapting Your Approach to Enrollment Management

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Categories: Resources

As colleges and universities are recruiting and enrolling students for the upcoming 2021-2022 academic year, it is time to examine the enrollment management challenges exacerbated by the turmoil of the past year and plan to overcome them going forward...

H+C President Chris Chivetta Featured in Tradeline Article “Facility Solutions for Student Retention”

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Categories: In the News

Retention and success are “almost interchangeable,” observes Christopher Chivetta, President of Hastings+Chivetta Architects. “Retention is based on student success on campus—when they are educationally challenged, engaged in community, feel included, have their individuality recognized, and are able to establish a strong social network...

Big Competition Calls for a Dynamic Game Day Arena

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Categories: Resources

Following the cancellation of the March 2020 NCAA Tournament with the spread of COVID-19, college basketball is gearing up for an exciting 2021 Tournament, albeit with less in-person fanfare...

5 Cutting-Edge Amenities in Community Recreation Design

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Categories: Resources

Community recreation centers are a key component in a set of balanced services municipalities can offer their constituents.  In its 2020 Engagement with Parks Report, the National Recreation and Park Association provided some statistics that speak to the necessity of quality community recreation spaces...

New Health and Wellness Facilities Help Colleges Tackle COVID-19

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Categories: Resources

Over the past year, it is no question that health and wellness have been in the forefront of our everyday lives.  While COVID-19 has caused a clear threat to physical health, other aspects of wellness like mental health have been severely affected, too...

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...