Table of Contents

1-2. Introduction and Guiding Principles

  • Strategic Goals and Objectives (page 3)
  • Operating Assumptions (page 4)
  • Planning Assumptions (page 4)
  • Planning Principles (page 5)

Introduction and Guiding Principles (pages 3-5) (PDF)

 

3. Campus History & Landholdings 

  • Campus History & Identity 9 History of Campus Master Planning at the University of Vermont (page 11)
  • UVM Landholdings, State of Vermont (page 13)
  • UVM Landholdings, Burlington, South Burlington, Colchester & Essex (page 14)

Campus History and Landholdings (pages 7-16) (PDF)

 

4. Main Campus (page 17)

4.1 Existing Conditions (page 19)

  • Main Campus Districts & Local Context (page 21)
  • Zoning (page 22
  • Campus Land Use (page 24)
  • Campus Topography (page 25)
  • Campus Watersheds & Hydrology (page 26)
  • Microclimates (page 28)
  • Campus Geometries (page 29)
  • Campus Edge Conditions (page 30)
  • Archaeological Sites on Campus (page 31)
  • Campus Landmarks & Viewsheds (page 32)

Campus Landscape

  • Existing Open Space (page 37)
  • Transitional Spaces with Potential (page 38)
  • Campus Accessibility (page 39)
  • Campus Lighting (page 40)
  • Campus Signage & Wayfinding (page 41)
  • Outdoor Art on Campus (page 42)

Facilities

  • Campus Building Distribution By Use (page 43)
  • Student Services Distribution (page 44)
  • Campus Residential Distribution (page 45)
  • Historic Resources 46 Building Condition Assessment (page 47)
  • Fully & Partially Air Conditioned Buildings (page 48)

Transportation & Parking

  • Pedestrian & Bicycle Circulation (page 49)
  • Bicycle Circulation & Conflicts (page 50)
  • Campus Service Access (page 51)
  • Vehicular & Campus Shuttle Circulation (page 52)
  • Regional Transit (page 53)
  • High Vehicular/Pedestrian Traffic Patterns (page 54)
  • Parking Inventory by Architectural District (page 55)
  • Campus Utilities (page 56)

4.1 Existing Conditions (pages 17-56) (PDF)

 

4.2 Proposed frameworks for campus planning (page 57)

  • Land Banks (page 59)
  • Campus Geometries (page 60)
  • Campus Architectural Districts (page 61)
  • Landmarks & Viewsheds (page 62)
  • Property Acquisition & Disposition (page 63)
  • Campus Stormwater Facilities (page 65)

Campus Landscape

  • Open Space (page 66
  • Open Space Windows (page 67)
  • Campus Gateways (page 68)
  • Campus Lighting (page 69)
  • Outdoor Art on Campus (page 70)

Facilities

  • Buildings Recommended for Future Restoration, Renovation, Additions or Removal (page 71)
  • Historic Resources (page 72)
  • Consolidated Student Support Services (page 73)

Transportation & Parking

  • The Pedestrian Campus (page 74)
  • Pedestrian & Bicycle Circulation (page 75)
  • Campus Services and Emergency Access (page 78)
  • Vehicular Circulation & Parking (page 79)
  • Campus Shuttle Circulation (page 81)
  • Future Parking Inventory (pg  82)
  • Regional Parking Intercept Lots (page 84)
  • Transportation Demand Management (page 85)

Campus Utility Corridors (pg 86)

4.2 Proposed Frameworks for Campus Planning (pages 57-86) (PDF)

 

4.3 District Design guidelines (page 87)
(architectural & landscape Design)

  • Architectural & Landscape Design Guidelines (page 89)
  • Campus Architectural Districts (page 90)
  • University Historic Green District
    • Architectural Guidelines (page 91)
    • Landscape Design Guidelines (page 94)

Main Street North District

  • Architectural Guidelines (page 96)
  • Landscape Design Guidelines (page 99)

Trinity District

  • Architectural Guidelines (page 101)
  • Landscape Design Guidelines (page 102)

Gateway District

  • Architectural Guidelines (page 103)
  • Landscape Design Guidelines (page 106)

University Heights District

  • Architectural Guidelines (page 108)
  • Landscape Design Guidelines (page 109)

Redstone District

  • Architectural Guidelines (page 111)
  • Landscape Design Guidelines (page 112)

Athletic District

  • Architectural Guidelines (page 113)
  • Landscape Design Guidelines (page 114)

Centennial Sports District

  • Architectural Guidelines (page 115)
  • Landscape Design Guidelines (page 116)

Centennial District

  • Architectural Guidelines (page 117)
  • Landscape Design Guidelines (page 118)

4.3 District Design guidelines (pages 87-118) (PDF)

 

4.4. Master Plan Development (page 119)

  • Illustrative Master Plan (page 121)
  • Illustrative Plans & Perspectives by District (page 122)
  • Priority Landscape Design Projects (page 135)
    • University Place (page 136)
    • Green Mountain Walkway (page 138)
    • Redstone Walkway (page 140)
    • University Gateway Arboretum (page 141)
    • Main Street Land Bridge (page 142)

4.4. Master Plan Development (pages 119-142) (PDF)

 

5. South Campus (page 143)

5.1. Existing Conditions (page 145)

  • Local Context (page 147)
  • Zoning (page 148)
  • Campus Land Use (page 149)
  • Campus Topography & Geometries (page 150)
  • Campus Watersheds & Hydrology (page 151)
  • Microclimates (page 152)
  • Archaeological Sites (page 153)
  • Campus Viewsheds & Landmarks (page 154)
  • Existing Open Space (page 155)
  • Campus Signage, Wayfinding & Lighting (page 156)
  • Vehicular Circulation (page 157)
  • High Vehicular/Pedestrian Traffic Patterns & Pedestrian and Bicycle Circulation (page 158)

5.2 Proposed Frameworks for Campus Planning (page 159)

  • Land Banks (page 161)
  • Property Acquisition & Disposition (pg162)
  • Open Space & Gateways (pg163)
  • Buildings Recommended for Future Restoration, Renovation, Additions or Removal (page 164)

5.3 Design Guidelines (page 165)

  • Architectural Guidelines (page 167)
  • Landscape Design Guidelines (page 169)

5.4 Master Plan Development (page 171)

  • Master Plan Development (page 173)
  • South Campus Illustrative Plan (page 174)

South Campus (page 143-174) (PDF)

 

6. Fort Ethan Allen (page 175)

6.1. Existing Conditions (page 177)

  • Local Context (page 179)
  • Zoning (page 180)
  • Hydrology & Microclimates (page 181)
  • Campus Geometries (page 182)
  • Campus Edge Conditions (page 183)
  • Campus Viewsheds (page 184)
  • Campus Accessibility (page 185)
  • Campus Signage, Wayfinding (page 186)
  • Campus Buildings Distribution by Use (page 187)
  • Historic Resources (page 188)
  • Vehicular, Pedestrian & Bicycle Circulation (page 189)

6.2 Proposed Frameworks for Campus Planning (page 191)

  • Land Banks (page 193)
  • Property Acquisition & Disposition (page 194)
  • Campus Lighting (page 195)
  • Buildings Recommended for Future Restoration, Renovation, Additions or Removal (page 196)

6.3 Design Guidelines (page 197)

  • Architectural Guidelines (page 199)
  • Landscape Design Guidelines (page 200)

6.4 Master Plan Development (page 207)

  • Master Plan Development & Illustrative Plan (page 203)

Fort Ethan Allen (pages 175-207) (PDF)

 

7. Colchester Research Campus (page 205)

7.1. Existing Conditions (page 207)

  • Local Context (page 209)
  • Zoning 210 Campus Watersheds & Hydrology 211 Microclimates (page 212)
  • Campus Edge Conditions (page 213)
  • Campus Buildings Distribution by Use (page 214)
  • Campus Signage & Lighting (page 215)

7.2 Proposed frameworks for campus planning (page 217)

  • Land Banks (page 219)
  • Property Acquisition & Disposition (page 220)
  • Campus Geometries (page 221)
  • Campus Lighting (page 222)
  • Vehicular, Pedestrian & Bicycle Circulation & Parking (page 223)
  • Campus Signage & Wayfinding (page 224)

7.3 Design Guidelines (page 25)

  • Architectural Guidelines (page 227)
  • Landscape Design Guidelines (page 228)

7.4 Master Plan Development (page 229)

  • Colchester Research Campus & Illustrative Plan (page 231)

Colchester Research Campus (pages-205-231) (PDF)

 

8. Design Goals & strategies (page 233)

Architectural Strategies & Materials

  • Sustainability (page 235)
  • Light Filled Public Spaces (page 236)
  • Circulation within & between Buildings (page 236)
  • Building Materials (page 237)

Landscape Materials & Standards

  • Landscape Management Procedures (page 239)
  • Plant Materials (page 240)
  • Pedestrian Paths (page 244)
  • Site Elements & SIte Furniture (page 249)
  • Exterior Lighting (page 252)
  • Signage & Wayfinding (page 254)
  • Gateway Markings (page 256)

Alternative Energy Development (page 257)
Real Estate Gift Policy (page 258)

Design Goals & Strategies (page 233-258) (PDF)

 

Acknowledgements (page 259)

Glossary of Terms (page 261)

Appendix (page 265)

  • Listing of Other Supporting References (page 265)

Acknowledgements, Glossary of Terms & Appendix (pages 259-265) (PDF)