Timothy F. Winstead, Aug 11, 2017

Creating Long-Lived Spaces

In my last blog post, we heard from academics and experts regarding their big questions regarding the built environment in higher education. They talked about meeting the needs of all students, how students are changing and why teachers may need help adapting to new ways of teaching. 

In this post, we hear from the des...

Jane Cady Rathbone, Jul 31, 2017

David Keith, AIA joins Hanbury

Hanbury, a leading architectural design firm, continues its commitment toward the advancement of its practice and has named David A. Keith, AIA, as President, effective August 1, 2017.

This is an important moment in time for Hanbury. Nick Vlattas (COO) and I are thrilled to welcome David Keith to the firm and to our le...

Hanbury, Jul 24, 2017

New Summer Scholars at Hanbury

For the fifteenth year, we welcome our Summer Scholars. Here at Hanbury, we don’t call them interns because they’re so much more. They become part of our team and we learn from them, too. They not only keep us abreast of what’s being taught in architecture schools, but they also bring new experiences with technologies,...

Timothy F. Winstead, Jun 19, 2017

Challenges Facing the Built Environment

For more than 20 years, I’ve been involved with the Learning Spaces Collaboratory. Through this collection of people, including architects, academics and leaders, we’ve explored many topics with the aim of improving built environments in higher education.

In March, I participated in one of the LSC’s regional roundtable...

William G. Hopkins, Jun 12, 2017

UNC Asheville Breaks Ground on the Campus's First Apartment-Style Student Housing

The University of North Carolina, Asheville held a groundbreaking for new student residences that will increase on-campus housing by 20 percent.

This will be UNC Asheville’s first apartment-style housing and is slated for completion in the summer of 2018. The housing, designed by Hanbury, is being constructed in an are...

Buddy Hall, May 31, 2017

Giving Space Back to Students: Innovative Residence Hall Environments to Enhance Student Learning

I read a story once that included this quote. “Academics will fight over money and kill over space.”

Yes, space is a serious, expensive business on college campuses, and students are often the ones who lose out.

We’ve seen again and again how campus space, overtime, gets absorbed by someone who needs it at the moment:...

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