During the May Board of Trustees meeting, Amanda Hoffsis, Ohio State’s vice president of Planning, Architecture and Real Estate (PARE), presented the draft Framework 3.0 plan, which outlined an ambitious future vision for The Ohio State University’s physical environment that supports teaching, research and patient care.
Ohio State has embarked on a study to update the campus master plan, Framework 2.0, with work on Framework 3.0 underway. Since last June, students, faculty and staff have been engaged through stakeholder workshops, open houses and surveys to help envision the future of welcoming places and collaborative spaces at Ohio State. This summer, the feedback will be used to inform key recommendations for Framework 3.0, which is expected to be complete by late 2023.
On April 19, faculty, staff and graduate students with paid appointments are encouraged to stop by one of the locations below and spend a few minutes with Planning, Architecture and Real Estate (PARE) representatives to share your thoughts about your desired campus experience and amenities.
n mid-March, Planning, Architecture and Real Estate hosted the third series of scenario planning workshops on campus as part of the Framework 3.0 updates to the university’s long-term master plan. Sessions focused on the geographic area between Cannon Drive, Neil Avenue, Herrick Drive and King Avenue, where the majority of the Wexner Medical Center and health science colleges spaces are located.
Rebekah Gayley, project manager of Framework 3.0 dives into her background in campus planning and her role in the Framework 3.0 planning process.
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.
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 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.
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.