Finding E. A. Sutherland in Virginia

Finding E. A. Sutherland in Virginia

The design team has almost completed its travels in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia to study various existing campuses in preparation for the design phase of the master planning process. So far, this has included the College of William & Mary, Richmond University, the University of Virginia, Johns Hopkins University, the Maryland Institute College of Art, Goucher College, St John’s College, the US Naval Academy, and St...

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More than Seventy-Five attend first Workshop

More than Seventy-Five attend first Workshop

The Campus Design Studio conducted the first campus planning workshop on Sunday, September 9 at the Hoosier and Lincoln Rooms of the Campus Center. More than seventy-five students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community residents attended the two-hour workshop, which was opened with some motivating remarks by President Andreasen. The event began with an open-house presentation of more than forty large-scale maps, diagrams, and outlines...

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Team prepares for first Campus Planning Workshop

Team prepares for first Campus Planning Workshop

The team has spent the past week getting ready for its first campus-wide participatory workshop, which will be held at the Lincoln/Hoosier Rooms of the Campus Center on Sunday, September 9 from 4:00 to 6:00pm. The twenty graduate teams have been preparing preliminary studies and evaluations of existing campus conditions as well as known plans and challenges. Some of this work, which will be presented at the Sunday workshop, is informed by a...

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President Andreasen visits Campus Design Studio

President Andreasen visits Campus Design Studio

On Monday, August 27, University President Niels-Erik Andreasen visited the Campus Design Studio at the Architecture Building to meet the graduate team and to offer his thoughts and advice on the upcoming planning effort. Amongst other items, he offered his insight into why Andrews University needs a campus master plan, how this relates to the new Strategic Plan and the biblical concept of stewardship. Some graduates were particularly...

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Campus Digital Model nearing Completion

Campus Digital Model nearing Completion

This summer, architecture students have been assembling an extensive digital model of the entire Andrews University campus. Modeled using Autodesk Revit BIM software, the extensive model includes all buildings, roads, sidewalks, parking lots, topography, and all documented tree locations. Most building exteriors are fully modeled, including precise information about details and material, and most of the trees have been tagged by species....

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