Expanding Universities

Barnett, Robert
November 2012
Architectural Record;Nov2012, Vol. 200 Issue 11, p41
Trade Publication
The author discusses expansion plans being undertaken at various U.S. universities which will add millions of square feet of academic and related space at a cost of billions of dollars. Universities discussed include Harvard, Columbia, the University of Pennsylvania, Yale, and Princeton. The author suggests that these expansions are not outdated despite the concurrent rise in online education.


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