The new epicenter of campus activity: The transition from student centers to technology hubs as the campus nexus

Diego Samuel, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
Design Director
HDR Architecture

Data, robotics, and virtual and augmented reality are reshaping the future of academic programs, and hubs for data-crunching, hacking, making, and computational sciences are emerging as the natural nexus of student activity and industry engagement. Diego Samuel reveals institutional plans that are raising the profile and accessibility of campus tech space and technologically driven disciplines, and he illustrates how this is shifting the epicenter of campus activity. Through a case study of the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation, he demonstrates how site selection, program offerings, operational protocols, and design decisions are coalescing to form the next campus hubs. 

Session Identifier: 
Forum C
Occurs: 
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 11:10am-12:05pm
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 1:45pm-2:40pm
Continuing Education
AIA CES Units: 
1.00
HSW Units: 
1.00