Higher Ed Live

Student Affairs Live - Living on Campus: An Architectural History of the American Dormitory

June 13, 2019

How did architectural design philosophy evolve and what was the resulting impact? How did anti-diversity become the norm for early college dormitory design? How did coeducation require college officials to rethink the spatial configurations of their campuses? What influence did insane asylums, orphanages, fraternity and sorority houses, and boarding houses have on design trends?

Learn the answers to these questions and more as host Tony Doody interviews Dr. Carla Yanni (architectural historian in the Art History department of Rutgers University).