In the past few years, student housing design has evolved significantly, going beyond traditional functional spaces and supporting all aspects of students’ lives. Both designers and developers have become more aware of the rising need for wellness features, so their focus has shifted toward creating more spaces with natural light, outdoor areas, biophilic elements and collaborative areas.
As poor mental health is still a pressing matter for young adults, student housing operators and designers have brought online communities that put both mental and physical performance first, fostering an environment where students can interact and work together, while also having alone time. Thrive Hall, KTGY‘s student housing concept, addresses the younger generation’s mental health by incorporating a range of wellness features into design.
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