As higher education confronts unprecedented change, campus planners are taking on the critical role of synthesizing an institution’s diverse spatial, fiscal and physical development needs into a unified action plan. SmithGroup’s integrated campus planning provides a comprehensive consideration of academic, financial, campus life and facility issues. The approach helps facilitate a broad-based consensus for institutional goals and priorities, along with a data-rich understanding of how to realize them in a shifting educational landscape.
SmithGroup’s campus planning team is comprised of experts committed to advancing higher education inclusive of research and academic medical campuses. Our experience ranges from campus master planning, campus strategy & analytics, precinct planning and facility master planning to campus design guidelines, landscape architecture planning and green infrastructure planning. Planners, landscape architects, engineers and architects inform the broader perspective needed to strategically consider critical performance, cost and constructability issues. This interdisciplinary approach allows for the development of balanced, creative and implementable solutions that are responsive to each client’s unique mission and challenges.