Higher Education Design & Planning Capabilities

Sample Clients:

  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Kennesaw State University
  • Emory University
  • Pellissippi State Community College
  • Volunteer State Community College
  • Nashville State Community College
  • University of South Carolina Beaufort

TSW offers a wide range of tools to help its clients achieve their goals. Whether you’re looking to create an institutional master plan, implement specific projects, or simply add more detail to your existing plans, TSW’s  has the expertise and resources to help.  TSW’s Higher Education Design & Planning Capabilities can help you with your plans.

One of the key services offered by TSW is the creation of institutional master plans. These comprehensive plans provide a roadmap for the future development of a campus, taking into account the current and projected needs of the institution. The plans are designed to be ready-to-implement, providing a clear path forward for decision-makers and stakeholders. With TSW’s years of experience and deep understanding of the higher education landscape, you can trust that your master plan will be tailored to your institution’s unique needs and goals.

In addition to master planning, TSW also offers a wide range of tools to help with specific implementation projects. The company’s planners, landscape architects, and architects have completed dozens of projects in the past, giving them a wealth of experience and knowledge to draw from. By working with TSW, you can ensure that your projects are designed with best practices in mind and that they will be successful in meeting your goals.

Some of the specific tools that TSW brings to the table include:

  • Site analysis and planning: TSW’s planners will conduct a thorough analysis of your campus, taking into account factors such as topography, climate, and existing infrastructure. This information is used to create a site plan that maximizes the potential of the land and ensures that new developments are well-integrated with existing structures.
  • Landscape design: TSW’s landscape architects will work with you to create a beautiful and functional outdoor environment that complements the architecture of your buildings and enhances the overall look and feel of your campus.
  • Architectural design: TSW’s architects will bring your plans to life, designing buildings that are not only functional but also visually appealing and in line with the overall aesthetic of your campus.
  • Project management: TSW’s project managers will oversee the entire process, from planning to construction, to ensure that your project is completed on time and within budget.

Overall, TSW is a one-stop-shop for all your higher education physical planning needs. With a wide range of tools and an experienced team of planners, architects, and landscape architects, TSW can help you create a campus that is beautiful, functional, and ready to meet the needs of your institution and its students for years to come. Whether you’re working on a master plan or specific implementation projects, TSW has Higher Education Design & Planning Capabilities expertise and resources to help you succeed.

Landscape Master Planning

Higher Ed Design & Planning Capabilities
  • Determine campus precincts
  • Hardscape & planting guidelines
  • Ecological & hydrological systems

Landscape Architecture

Higher Ed Design & Planning Capabilities
  • Site specific design
  • Integrated buildings & landscapes
  • Determine circulation connections

Bike / Pedestrian; Connectivity

Higher Ed Design & Planning Capabilities
  • Connectivity analysis
  • Safety & conflict point identification
  • Street, walkway, and bike design

Green Infrastructure

Higher Ed Design & Planning Capabilities
  • LEED standards
  • Best management practices
  • Light imprint stormwater designs

Context Sensitive Design

Higher Ed Design & Planning Capabilities
  • Respect for site topography
  • Town/grown connections
  • Equity between transportation facilities

Gathering Places

Higher Ed Design & Planning Capabilities
  • Design of quadrangles, pedestrian plazas, and outdoor gathering spaces

Implementation Plans

Higher Ed Design & Planning Capabilities
  • Phasing plans with schedules
  • Detailed project lists
  • Funding sources identification

Cost Estimates

Higher Ed Design & Planning Capabilities
  • Itemized project cost estimates based on our recent, real-world experience with similar projects

Construction Documents

Higher Ed Design & Planning Capabilities
  • Hardscape, softscape, or combined documents
  • Registered landscape architects on staff