Visualize Temple

Construction of the skywalk
A dozen construction projects that are changing Temple—at home and abroad
Type: News Story
An overview of a dozen notable projects, some completed over the summer and others ongoing, that are revamping Temple’s campuses, both domestic and international.
August 23, 2018
Rendering of the Charles Library
In recognition of $10M gift, Temple’s new library to be named for Steve Charles
Type: News Story
Charles Library, to open next year, will carry the name of the trustee and philanthropist.
March 13, 2018
Construction workers standing together at the library site
Union workers unite to build Temple’s new library
Type: News Story
As the new library rises, construction workers have become familiar faces on campus. Meet six of the union members working on the project.
December 13, 2017
New owl statue at O'Connor Plaza
From Rhodes to renovations, 10 unforgettable moments from 2017
Type: News Story
It’s been quite a year here at Temple University. Relive some of the best moments.
December 13, 2017
The robotic book retrieval and delivery system is lowered into the new library.
The robots have landed
Type: News Story
The robot systems at Temple’s future library will allow students to easily retrieve books in minutes.
October 18, 2017
LED lighting in the Student Center food court
All of the lights
Type: News Story
Construction and renovation projects at Temple University now include LED lights because they are energy-efficient and durable.
September 20, 2017
Gennaro Leva appointed to new role of VP for planning, capital projects
Type: Announcement
Leva brings to Temple extensive experience in construction planning and management within higher education.
November 2, 2015
A rendering of the proposed quad on Temple’s Main Campus.
Verdant Temple establishes strategy for open space
Type: News Story
Landscape plan increases opportunities for learning and social interaction.
October 30, 2015
Philadelphia design committee praises new library plan
Type: News Story
The architectural plan for Temple University’s future library received glowing reviews from Philadelphia’s Civic Design Review Committee on Sept. 1.
September 8, 2015
A rendering that depicts of the atrium of Temple’s new library.
Nine construction and renovation projects transform Temple
Type: News Story
Temple University’s vibrant residential campus continues to evolve, with exciting new academic spaces, forthcoming athletics facilities, and various renovations and upgrades.
November 5, 2015
New library will redefine Temple campus and academic experiences
Type: News Story
With Visualize Temple—Temple University’s comprehensive campus plan—drawing closer to completion, anticipation is building for the plan’s centerpiece: a new, state-of-the-art library.
December 11, 2014
Affordability and green space top Temple community’s concerns for future
Type: News Story
Temple students, faculty and staff weighed in on Temple's next 10 years with thousands of suggestions and comments posted to the social engagement platform Visualize Temple. Affordability and green space are among the community's top 10 priorities, but the number of creative ideas shared showed no boundaries.
September 10, 2013
University holds interactive discussion on Temple’s plan for future
Type: News Story
On June 19, university leaders and the university's planning team, the Smith Group, held an open house for the Temple community as part of Visualize Temple, the plan that will direct the university's efforts in the coming decade. The session, held in the Great Court of Mitten Hall, included an interactive dialogue on subjects including student life, housing, campus safety, parking, tran
June 26, 2013
Temple community invited to share ideas at comprehensive planning open house
Type: Announcement
Temple students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to an open house as part of the comprehensive planning process on June 19 between 12:30 and 2 p.m. in Mitten Hall’s Great Court. The university’s planning team, Smith Group JJR, will provide a progress update on the planning effort and solicit ideas about Temple’s future.
June 12, 2013
Temple community invited to generate ideas for new library
Type: Announcement
Members of the Temple community are invited to help shape the design of the university’s new library as part of a five-month programming process. Students, faculty, staff and alumni can visit to share their ideas.
May 29, 2013
Academic initiatives for campus master planning
Type: Announcement
Provost Hai-Lung Dai invites members of the university community to participate in upcoming conversations about academic priorities and campus master planning. The series of town hall meetings is designed to identify and prioritize initiatives that will support the university's academic, student life and research goals.
May 16, 2013
Visualize Temple social site goes live
Type: News Story
Your opportunity to get involved in Visualize Temple, the plan that will direct the university's efforts in the coming decade, is here. University leaders are asking students, faculty, staff and alumni to share their thoughts, suggestions and dreams through the MindMixer online social community at as the starting point for the next comprehensive Temple plan.
May 7, 2013
University launches Visualize Temple comprehensive planning process
Type: News Story
This week, Temple is launching a new initiative to develop a comprehensive vision for the university. Visualize Temple will engage members of the university community to collectively imagine the best of what Temple can become and take the first steps toward that vision.
April 29, 2013