Interspersed among Princeton University's historic buildings and grounds are major construction and renovation projects that are gradually changing the appearance of the campus. Most of the projects are based on the University's 10-year Campus Plan, which runs through 2016.
The Office of Design and Construction (ODC) provides leadership and expertise to manage capital projects from design through to construction and delivery phases for both new construction and renovations. We are the liaison between the University department sponsoring the project and the rest of the project team, including designers, architects, engineers and builders. We also provide the beautiful interior design and furniture planning you see in our buildings. In addition to leading a project team and monitoring a project’s progress, many in our group contribute specialized sustainability knowledge and have been recognized as LEED accredited professionals (LEED AP).
For more detail on our department, feel free to explore our oganizational chart or find a team member in our staff directory to the right.
- Design Standards Manual *
- Design Standards Manual Appendices *
- Once you find the file name needed, please use this path to find files*...https://facilities.princeton.edu/sites/default/files/[filename]
- Example: To locate the 3.10-1 HVAC Pipe Support Detail file, use https://facilities.princeton.edu/sites/default/files/3.10-1.pdf
- Doing Business with the Office of Design and Construction
- Project Request Form (online, need NetID)
- Project Request Form pdf (submit by FAX or mail)
- Sustainable buildings
* Our Design Standards Manual and Appendix File links are in the process of being updated
In The News
Oct. 23, 2015
Feb. 13, 2015
The University is in the process of creating more gender neutral, single stall bathrooms around campus, according to Michele Minter, vice provost for institutional equity and diversity.
Dec. 11, 2014
Behind the orange construction signs is a green mission.
Jadwin Hall, the building once reserved for some of Princeton University’s most expansive physics experiments, has received a full makeover to give it a more energy-efficient edge.
Dec. 11, 2014
Scattered among the peaceful wooded paths across the Princeton campus, bulldozers and scaffolding hint at the many construction projects underway to support key initiatives such as sustainability, arts education, international experiences and housing.
Dec. 8, 2014
Just back from the 2014 Association of University Interior Designers Conference (AUID) in Seattle, Debra Barresse is gearing up for the second year of her presidency of the AUID. (Debra was too modest to mention it, but she also won “Best Renovation Over $150k” for her recent work on MacLean House.)
Did you know?
Princeton is one of only a few non-agricultural Universitys to have their own greenhouse and nursery thanks to Landscape Architect Beatrix Jones Farrand, arguing successfully in 1912 we would save money, gain new plant varieties and acclimate plants to our own environments.