Higher Education

Partners in Designing the Campus of the Future

The United States is home to many of the best colleges and universities in the world, some with centuries-old roots. RMF has supported institutions on the cutting edge of academia for decades, taking on the competing challenges of technological advancements and aging infrastructure that many administrators face today, with a keen intuition which only comes from an enduring working relationship. In fact, our client partners often request our support as an owner’s engineer, a testament to their faith in our commitment to providing technical excellence and a high level of service. By fostering long-term relationships with each of the institutions we work with, we excel in the delivery of superior design solutions that address the need for continued university growth and market competitiveness.

Engineered for Academic Excellence

The RMF team is dedicated to the design of modern, safe, and efficient facilities for institutions of higher learning. With countless new builds and renovations under our belt, and over 100 utility master plans nationwide, we are well positioned to help you transform ambitious campus visions into tangible realities. From renovated classrooms, student housing and hubs, to state-of-the-art facilities for athletics, public health, research, and robotics - our experience covers a broad spectrum.

Colleges and universities come to us as a respected partner for providing solid engineering services. With expertise in district energy, utility distribution, and buildings MEP design, RMF approaches each campus holistically to optimize the utilization of your assets and keep you at the top of your competitive class. We understand the importance of designing reliable facilities so that you can focus on the academic mission, and we'll work collaboratively with you to develop designs that minimize student disruptions and align with your institution's financial capabilities.

Focus on a Sustainable Future

RMF is aligned with our clients' visions for a greener future, combining our technical expertise in campus energy planning with a mastery of efficient, environmentally conscious design practices. Implementing cutting-edge engineering to satisfy stringent sustainability ratings and third-party benchmarks, we've designed and planned academic and student-life buildings to meet standards such as Phius, LEED, Green Globes, Living Building Challenge, and more.

Our Campus Energy team is focused on working with clients on developing and implementing campus-wide decarbonization plans. Read more about our sustainability practice here.