The firm’s decision to focus on academic building projects was supported by a national demographic shift — as growing numbers of “echo boomers,” the offspring of baby boomers, entered colleges and universities. In 1992, the firm completed its first campus master plan for George Washington University. This initial project and work at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Virginia led the firm to build an international reputation for campus planning in the 1990s. Its academic portfolio has since grown to include about 250 projects — campus master plans, classroom facilities, research labs, and student-life buildings — at more than 140 higher education institutions.
|Pictured:||Jim Wheeler, Adam Gross, Richard Ayers, Glenn Birx|