The Harvard Planning Office (HPO) works to ensure that the quality of Harvard’s physical environment best supports the University’s excellence in teaching, research, and campus life. HPO promotes stewardship of facilities, land, capital financial resources, and physical plant information, in collaboration with University clients and the broader community. It operates with the highest standards of integrity and professional expertise.

Campus Planning

Campus Planning offers a complete menu of planning and design services to help preserve and enhance the distinct character of Harvard’s campuses and to address future growth and change in an environmentally and fiscally sustainable manner.

Information Resources

The Planning Office develops, manages and distributes data about Harvard's physical environment - construction documentation, land records, maps, surveys and space information to help the University manage physical assets, improve operations, and plan for the future.

Town Gown

2020 Town Gown Report

2020 Town Gown Report

January 8, 2021

The 2020 Town Gown Report provides a snap shot of Harvard's presence in Cambridge, including statistics related to numbers of students and staff; ownership of land and buildings; and current and future construction activities. The report also features a section describing Harvard's efforts to create a greener, more sustainable campus.

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