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|Planning and Design directs a broad range of planning issues, including land use and master planning, campus development standards, landscape design, transportation planning, resource allocation oversight, and facilities assessments. This group is the source for capital and physical planning at the University of Arkansas, and ensures that all projects support the academic goals of the University and promote the highest physical potential of the Fayetteville campus.|
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December 2016 | University transportation + parking study -
May 2012 | Peabody Hall wins preservation award from City of Fayetteville -
January 2012 | Peabody Hall earns award for historic preservation -
Spring 2011 | Campus Planning featured in Arkansas magazine, the magazine of the Arkansas Alumni Association -
October 2010 | University buildings honored by Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce -
Funding Awarded for the Oak Ridge Trail - The City of Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas are proud to announce the receipt of a grant in the amount of $116,543.00 through the Recreational Trails Grant Program for a 1/2 mile section of the Oak Ridge Trail.
Campus Historic District placed on National Register - The University of Arkansas Campus Historic District in Fayetteville is one of eight Arkansas properties that have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the country’s official list of historically significant properties. Frances McSwain, program director for the Arkansas Historic Preservation, announced the listing Tuesday, Oct. 6.
University of Arkansas Projects Receive Green Globes Designations - The Green Building Initiative (GBI) recognized two University buildings for achieving official Green Globes® designations for sustainable design and construction. The Duncan Avenue Apartments and the Duncan Avenue Community Center were both recognized at an Earth Day ceremony. The design for each focuses on energy and water efficiency. The Duncan Avenue Apartments is the first apartment in the U.S. to be Green Globes certified.
Chemistry Building Renovation Earns Awards - The $18 million dollar renovation of the historic Chemistry Building earned two
regional awards. The renovation was named Best Education Building Project of 2007 by “McGraw Hill’s South Central Construction” magazine. The project has also been awarded an honorable mention for Excellence in Preservation Rehabilitation by the Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas.
Getty Foundation Awards Heritage Grant - The University of Arkansas won a Campus Heritage grant from the Getty Foundation for $170,000 to develop a heritage preservation plan for the Fayetteville campus.
With Getty support, the University will create a preservation master plan that will address planning needs and improve stewardship and preservation across campus. The work funded by the grant will provide an opportunity for the University to hire preservation consultants to develop a comprehensive strategy for long range planning and management of its historic resources as it plans for future development.
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