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Physical (Facilities) Planning

All functions previously addressed by the Physical and Capital Planning unit have been incorporated into the Physical Facilities organization. In the coming weeks, this website will be decommissioned, and the information contained here will be integrated into the Energy and Construction website. The structure and appearance of the information will be adapted to fit within the existing Energy and Construction website and to reflect the updated organizational structure of the unit.


Physical (Facilities) Planning is responsible for the overall master planning and architectural design for the Purdue University System and oversees:

  • The overall aesthetics of the campus
    • The Master Plan(s)
    • Building Site Selection and Planning
    • Landscape Design
    • Building architectural standards
    • Historic preservation
  • Exterior design of all University facilities
  • Selection process of architects and landscape architects for Capital Projects
  • Development of the biennial Ten-Year Capital Plan
  • Coordination of the Capital Coordinating Committee (C3) and Capital Projects Council (CPC) project reviews
  • Master Planning and Architectural standards, with Energy and Construction, for the design and construction of new and renovated projects¬†