Depression in the college campus

Alex Sheehan
ARC623 | Fall 2014

-3rd leading cause of death among teens and young adults
-30% of college students report feeling too depressed to function
-50 % of college students with depression admit to episodes of serious suicidal thoughts
-1.5 students out of 100 have attempted suicide

After discussions with the two interviewees from the University at Bualo’s School of Architecture and Planning, it was clear that the studio spaces needed to become more tranquil spaces to work while still maintaining productivity. Research found that a few simple changes could greatly reduce the stress in the workplace.