Financing and Planning Student Life Facilities

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  1. Executive Summary: The Changing Shape of Student Life Facilities
  2. Financing and Planning Student Life Facilities (this article)
  3. Best Practices in Student Housing Design


by Patrick Cain and Daniel Fusch (Academic Impressions)

This summer, we released an executive summary of the findings from a survey of institutions looking to add new student life facilities in the next year. You can read our executive summary here.

Now, we are following up with lead architects and consultants who work with student life facilities in higher education. In this series of interviews, we are asking these lead experts to comment on the survey findings, trends they are noticing with student life facilities, and practical strategies they would recommend for colleges and universities that are seeking to take a more integrated approach to student life on their campuses.

In this first interview, we have spoken with Eric Moss, director of the Student Life Studio at Ayers Saint Gross, and Julie Skolnicki on how institutions can adopt forward-thinking approaches to financing and planning student life facilities.

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