Following an 18-month community engagement and planning process—involving 6,000 points of input from over 1,000 students, faculty, staff and community stakeholders—Cooper Robertson has released its campus facilities plan for the University of Maryland (UMD) at College Park. The plan, Cooper Robertson says, signals the institution’s commitment to holistic growth.
Toward that end, the Cooper Robertson plan features new academic, residential and recreational facilities lined upon signature new green spaces and pedestrian thoroughfares including a new Innovation Walk. A 5-mile walking-slash-bike path through nature is also part of Cooper Robertson’s design; it meanders on and off the campus. The plan also proffers improving multimodal transit circulation
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