Case study in Planning for Higher Education Journal

The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) published my case study/planning story: “A Transformational Gallery for Ryerson University’s Architecture School.” It is my first contribution to an academic journal —- happy for any feedback!

Abstract: The Department of Architectural Science at Toronto’s Ryerson University was already committed to community engagement. However, the need for a permanent gallery provided a new catalyst. The collaborative nature of the integrated planning process presented the school with an opportunity to revisit its public programming mandate. The school’s transformation, through the innovative physical positioning and use of the gallery, deepens its dialogue and level of engagement both within the University and the greater community.

The full article can be downloaded here.

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First page of the article. Volume 43, Number 1 Utilize-Space | Oct–Dec 2014.

Paul H. Cocker Architecture Gallery, Department of Architectural Science, Ryerson University. Photo by Shai Gil.

Paul H. Cocker Architecture Gallery, Department of Architectural Science, Ryerson University. Photo by Shai Gil.

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