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Master Plan Update

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Campus Master Plan Update
November 16, 2005

Strategic Plan 2005-2010
Institutional Identity
Leading Research University
Urban Focus - Atlanta Location

Physical Master Planning Principles
Integrate the University into the City of Atlanta ( a part of the City, not apart from the City)

Use structures and systems to connect campus functions

House 20% of a 36,000 student on-site enrollment on campus by 2015

Available Space & Projected Needs
* Excluding Vehicle Storage

ASF Projections by Room Type

Projected Space Needs 2015

Unmet Need

Physical Conditions - Planning Elements
Streets & Pathways
Public Spaces
Urban Fabric

Physical Conditions - Housing

Physical Conditions - Streets & Pathways

Physical Conditions - Campus Connections

Physical Conditions – Public Spaces

Public Spaces

Physical Conditions - Historic Fabric

Physical Conditions - Urban Fabric

Physical Conditions - Development Plans

Physical Conditions - Development Plans
Sweet Auburn Village

Big Bethel AME Church
Destiny Development, LLC
Integral Real Estate Group

Physical Conditions - Development Plans
Auburn Avenue
Mixed Use

Butler Street CME Church
E.W. Bowen

Campus Precedents…
1. George Washington - WDC
2. George Washington - WDC
3. DePaul Univ, Chicago
4. Washington Square - NYC

Campus Precedents…
1. University of Cincinnati
2. DePaul University
3. University of Cincinnati
4. Northwestern University
5. George Washington - WDC

Campus Precedents…
1. Minneapolis
2. DePaul University
3. Columbia University
4. Emory University

Campus Precedants…
IIT - Chicago

Space under the Bridge
59th Street Bridge, NYC

Existing Campus - Owned vs. Leased Properties

Development Potential – Opportunities created by an expanded campus boundary…

Physical Conditions - Parking
Current Parking Inventory
Student 3,569
Faculty 2,169
Total 5,738
* Includes 1,200 spaces at Turner Field
* 1,000 Spaces at Piedmont Ellis not included

Key Outcomes of the Master Plan
From Main Street to Main Streets…
Locating and Identifying Planned Projects…
Creating a Framework Plan for Future Growth…
Transforming Library Plaza…
Enhancing Campus Image & Identity
Create a Strong Urban Street Edge and Usable Public Space…

Physical Conditions – Future Projects

Master Plan Framework

The Creation of a New Campus Front Door…

The Transformation of Library Plaza…

…to a new University Plaza

University Plaza

University Plaza

University Plaza

Strengthening the Campus Core…

the Campus Core…

Athletics / Recreation - Panthersville

the Campus Core…

Strategic Plan Highlights
2010 Student headcount enrollment of 32,000
2015 Student headcount enrollment of 36,000
Improve retention and graduation rates
Expand student engagement in university activities (intercollegiate athletic programs / student organizations)
Attract more highly qualified graduate students
Increase tenure-track faculty
Increase student housing
Encourage interdisciplinary research focus (urban health, brains & behavior, molecular basis of disease)
Increase grant and contract support FROM $60 million to $100 million by FY 2010

Integrating with the City
Consider Hurt Park and Woodruff Park as part of the campus.
Define new edges of the campus- Fairlie-Poplar, Underground, the Connector & Ellis St.
Identify criteria for evaluating real estate opportunities in downtown Atlanta
Connect Campus Functions
Create a unified, cohesive, “student friendly” and “visitor friendly” campus
Create a world-class learning and campus life environment
Consider Main Streets as a focus for the master plan update

House 20% of the Student Population
Consider the Underground as a campus housing location
Identify future development sites suitable for housing to allow the University to achieve a 7,200 resident student population

Master Planning Objectives

Master Planning Objectives
Transportation Patterns
Improve Panther Express intervals
Create a safe, comfortable and interesting walking experience
Improve campus access and parking distribution

Campus Image & Identity
Create a distinct and identifiable image for the University
Provide a welcoming campus environment
Enhance recruitment
Create architectural continuity
Contribute to the creation of a dynamic 24/7 Downtown environment

Central Core of Facilities
Create a critical mass of activities on campus
Develop additional spaces that reinforce a sense of community
Provide gathering places for places for students, add additional interaction spaces in existing buildings

Capital Planning Tools
Package the projects in increments that respond to the funding cycles and sources available
Identify quantitative and qualitative facility needs
Create accurate and useful capital planning tools
Target Facilities to Support Increase in Grant and Contract Support from $60m to $100m
Master Planning Objectives

Environmental Scan-’04

Physical Conditions – Building Use

Physical Conditions – Building age

Physical Conditions- Streets & Pathways