Season 2 of the City of Ohio State podcast kicks off with a return guest as Amanda Hoffsis joins the show to discuss Framework 3.0, the university’s planning vision. Ohio State is updating its plan that envisions future development across campus with a focus on creating east/west connections along Woody Hayes Drive, assessing space needs in a post-COVID world and imagining future expansion at Carmenton.
As part of Framework 3.0, Planning, Architecture and Real Estate continues to engage the university community to help learn what Buckeyes love about campus and what they would change.
A pop-up feedback opportunity was held in February at the Ohio Union to gather feedback from students, faculty and staff about campus amenities, classrooms and study areas as well as outdoor spaces. While enjoying hot chocolate and other sweet treats, participants answered questions on Post-Its about activities they enjoy doing on campus, posted stickers on maps to indicate favorite campus spots and selected their favorite photos of campus...
Planning, Architecture and Real Estate hosted a second round of planning workshops on campus as part of Framework 3.0 updates to the university’s long-term master plan. Sessions held in mid-February explored opportunities for the physical campus in two zones. The first zone included North Academic Core, North Residential District, St. John Arena area and Midwest campus. The second zone included The Oval, South Oval, South Residential District and River Tower District.
During the sessions, participants discussed topics including mobility, streetscapes and program organization while reviewing physical options for new building footprints, road alignments and open space opportunities....
During fall 2022, Ohio State’s Planning, Architecture and Real Estate (PARE) held a series of engagement opportunities to gather feedback from students, faculty and staff to help inform long-term campus planning efforts as part of Framework 3.0. More than 30 listening sessions were held to engage in problem solving around spaces needs, multiple mini-poster “pop-up” sessions encouraged participants to define what an inclusive, welcoming space could be and an online survey invited feedback from the campus community regarding important campus planning topics .
Key themes for change included narrowing the gap in the quality of space across...
Stop by the Ohio Union Great Hall on February 23, anytime from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. to enjoy some snacks and share your thoughts about campus amenities and outdoor spaces. Representatives from Planning, Architecture and Real Estate (PARE) will be available to gather feedback and answer questions about campus planning efforts continuing this spring.
Ohio State continues to review feedback collected during fall 2022 university engagement sessions and re-envision a campus of the future as part of Framework 3.0 . In spring 2023, Planning, Architecture and Real Estate is holding a series of workshops with university representatives to discuss future campus design scenarios based on updated data and feedback.
The January workshop focused on the geographic area that included the northern band of campus along Woodruff Avenue and Woody Hayes Drive between High Street and North Star Road. In addition, campus-wide discussion themes included.
Amanda Hoffsis, Vice President of Planning, Architecture and Real Estate, spoke with Columbus Business First about Framework 3.0 and the shift in real estate mindset after the covid pandemic.
With many individuals being isolated for such a long period of time, they're ready to be in a more open, collaborative space. Hoffsis and her team are working on ways to make those feelings a reality in Framework 3.0. "They want to feel like they're part of something, and they want to be able to connect with others. It's not surprising coming out of Covid that we've recognized the importance...
Ohio State News recently highlighted university efforts to engage the campus community on the development of a new campus master plan, Framework 3.0 . Ohio State hosted multiple student engagement session on September 14 at several locations around the Columbus campus to gather feedback.
Suggestions included more parking closer to classes, more dining options with ethnic dishes and more outdoor seating areas where students can observe nature, among others.
Update: The campus planning survey deadline has been extended thorugh October 2.
What do you love about Ohio State’s campus and what would you change? Now is your chance to provide feedback about the future of Ohio State. Help inform campus planning with an eye on creating inclusive spaces while adjusting to a post-COVID world. Participate in the online survey through September 30 and enter to win one of 10 $25 Amazon gift cards.