We partner with higher education clients to design academic, science/technology and student life spaces that enhance the user experience and aid in recruitment. We have significant experience in designing laboratories, learning environments, student housing, and facilities for arts & media, healthcare education, dining, and sports & recreation; facilities and spaces that improve the quality of campus and student life.
We design quality teaching and learning environments. Our portfolio of academic buildings includes classrooms, lecture halls, music, visual, and performing arts spaces, libraries and maker spaces. Our designs reflect today’s requirements for technology, flexibility, interaction, innovation, and inspiration in higher education.
- Learning Environments
- Arts & Media
Science + Technology
Our higher education experts design science and technology spaces and laboratories that prepare students for technical careers in healthcare, research, and skilled trades. Our portfolio includes teaching, research and specialized labs, nursing and simulation labs, manufacturing and technology facilities for workforce development, advanced manufacturing, food manufacturing and packaging facilities.
- Health Science
- Manufacturing & Technology
Student life plays an important role in the selection process for most new college students. We design living-learning environments such as student housing, dining halls, student unions and sports/recreation facilities that support personal growth, relationship-building, and academic success.
- Student Housing
Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center Opens
The new $11.4M, 50K SF center connects students to short-term and accelerated, technology-oriented training programs that place individuals in high-demand jobs.
University at Buffalo’s Townsend Hall Celebrates LEED Gold Certification
SWBR renovated and repurposed the historic, 1903-built building that now houses UB’s Human Resources division.
SUNY Morrisville Celebrates Grand Opening of Agricultural and Clean Energy Technology (ACET) Center
This new 30K FT applied learning technology building serves as the home to their renewal energy, agricultural engineering, and diesel technology programs.
Material Health and Well-Being
Owners, occupants, and designers must continue to enrich their understanding of how the built environment impacts human health.