Harvey H. Kaiser Associates, Inc.

Harvey H. Kaiser Associates, Inc.
A Consulting Firm Specializing in: Architecture, Urban Planning & Facilities Management

  1. Architecture, Historic Preservation
  2. Higher Education Facilities Management
  3. Articles / Chapters / Monographs


National Park Architecture Sourcebook. Princeton Architectural Press, 2009
An Architectural Guidebook to the National Parks: California, Oregon, Washington. Logan, Utah: Gibbs Smith Publisher, 2003
An Architectural Guidebook to the National Parks, Southwest: Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. Logan, Utah: Gibbs Smith Publisher, 2002
Landmarks in the Landscape. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1997
Great Camps of the Adirondacks. Boston: David R. Godine, 1982
The Building of Cities: Development and Conflict. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1978


Strategic Capital Development, co-author Eva Klein. Alexandria, Va.: APPA, 2010
A Foundation to Uphold. Alexandria, Va.: APPA 1996
The Facilities Audit: A New Approach. Alexandria, Va.: APPA, 1993
Maintenance Management Audit. Boston: R.S. Means, Co., Inc., 1991
The Facilities Manager's Reference. Boston: R.S. Means, Co., Inc., 1989
Planning and Managing Higher Education Facilities (Ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1989
Crumbling Academe: Capital Renewal and Replacement in Higher Education. Washington: AGB, 1984
Facilities Audit Workbook. Washington: APPA, 1982
Managing Facilities More Effectively - New Directions in Higher Education (Ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1980
Mortgaging the Future: The Cost of Deferred Maintenance. Washington: APPA, 1979

Architecture, Historic Preservation, and Urban Design

• "Rustic Interiors of the Adirondack Camps," The Old House Journal. Jan/Feb 1990
• "Preserving Older Buildings on Campus," Greater Albany Foundation. March 1984
• "Adirondack Landmark Lodges, for History and Regional Economy," The New York Times. October 15, 1983
• "Saving the Rustic Style" and "Rustic Revival - Adirondack Style," House Beautiful. August, 1983
• "Adirondack Rustic Style," I. Jan 1983
• "Roughing it With the Super Rich," Signature. August 1982
• "Can We Save the Great Camps," Adirondack Life. Jul/Aug 1982
• "Tear Down Old Main," I. Mar/Apr 1982
• "Compromise with Nature," Historic Preservation, National Trust for Historic Preservation. Sept/Oct 1979
• "Maxwell Hall, A History," Maxwell Notes, Syracuse University. 1977
• A Walking Tour of Syracuse University, 1977

Higher Education Administration

• "The Facilities Committee.” AGB Effective Committee Series. Washington: AGB, 2012
• "Qualitative Facilities Assessment-Beyond the Condition Audit.” Co-author, Eva Klein, Facilities Manager, Nov/Dec 2010
• "The Six Principles of Facilities Stewardship.” Co-author, Eva Klein, Facilities Manager,, Jan/Feb 2010
• "The Value of Comprehensive Capital Planning," SCUP Planning for Higher Education, Vol. 29, #4, Summer 2001
• "Building for the Present and the Future," Reinventing the University. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1995
• "Rightsizing," Facilities Manager. APPA, Winter 1995
• "Rightsizing: Downsizing," Practical Approaches to Rightsizing. Washington: NACUBO, 1992
• "The Facilities Committee," AGB Standing Committee Series, 1990
• "Defining Capital Maintenance," Financing Capital Maintenance. NACUBO, 1989
• "Capital Maintenance Today," Higher Education Management Newsletter. Coopers & Lybrand, 1989 "Capital Needs in Higher Education," Critical Issues in Higher Education. APPA, Winter, 1989
• "Capital Needs in Higher Education," Facilities Manager. APPA, Summer, 1987
• "Capital Needs in Higher Education," Financing Higher Education: Strategies After Tax Reform - New Directions in Higher Education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Summer 1987
• "Capital Needs in Higher Education," Critical Issues in Higher Education. APPA, Winter, 1989
• "Closing the R & D Funding Gap," AGB Reports. AGB, July/August 1985
• "How Can We Afford This: Funding and Financing Means," ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education. May 1985
• Buildings and Grounds Committee, AGB Standing Committee Series. AGB, 1983

Facilities Management

• "Protecting and Enhancing Campus Facilities: 6 Principles for Boards," Trusteeship. AGB, Volume 20, Number 2 March/April 2012
• "Evaluating the Facilities, Planning, Design, and Construction Department: The Capital Programs Management Audit," Facilities Manager, Volume 16 Number 3, May/June 2000. Co-authored with Dennis M. Kirkwood.
• "The Facilities Audit," Facilities Management and Design Handbook, Eric Teicholz, Editor. McGraw-Hill. 2001
• "Facilities Condition Assessment," Facility Design and Management Handbook, Eric Teicholz, Editor. McGraw-Hill, 2001. (Co-author: Thomas Davies)
• "The Facilities Condition Assessment," Facilities Engineering and Management Handbook, Paul R. Smith, Editor, McGraw-Hill Inc. Forthcoming, 2000.
• "Space Standards: Some Recent Lessons," Facilities Manager, November/December 1998
• "Is Deferred Maintenance Putting Your College at Risk?", College Planning & Management, January 1998
• "A Foundation to Uphold: Overview and Policy Implications," Facilities Manager, March/April, V. 13, 1997
• "A Facilities Renewal Program," Facilities Manager, March/April, V. 13, 1997
• "Preventing Deferred Maintenance," AIPE FACILITIES, September/October 1995
• "Facilities Assessment," Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, 3d Ed. Alexandria, Va.: APPA, 1996
• "Major Maintenance and Capital Renewal/Replacement Programs," Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, 2d Ed. Alexandria, Va.: APPA, 1995
• "Comprehensive Facilities Management," AIPE FACILITIES, May/June 1993
• "Rightsizing Choices for Facilities Managers," AIPE FACILITIES, March/April 1993
• "Putting the Facilities Audit to Work," Facilities Manager, Spring 1993
• "Increasing Productivity in Facilities Management," Productivity & Higher Education. Richard E. Anderson and Joel Myerson (ed.). Princeton: Peterson's Guides, 1992
• "Facilities Administration," College and University Business Administration, 5th Ed. Washington: NACUBO. 1992
• "Managing the Facilities Portfolio" (Reviewer). Washington: , 1991.
• "Rusting America: Understanding the Infrastructure Crisis," State of Washington. 1990
• "Major Maintenance and Capital Renewal/Replacement Programs," Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, 2d Ed. Alexandria, Va.: APPA, 1989
• Financial Planning Guidelines for Facility Renewal and Adaption (Reviewer). Ann Arbor: Society for College and University Planning . 1989
• "Rebuilding the Campus," Educational Record, American Council on Education, Winter 1989
• "How to Audit Facilities," AGB Reports. May/June 1987
• "The Dilemma of Campus Upkeep," AGB Reports. Mar/Apr 1984
• "Facility Funding - Repairs and Renovation," APPA Newsletter. Feb 1982
• "Funding of Facilities Renovation," NACUBO Business Officer. Jan 1982
• "Reduction Planning: Managing in an Era of Declining Resources," NACUBO Business Officer. 1977
• "A Case Study: Facilities Conservation at Syracuse University," 1977
• "Developing the Advocacy Role in Environmental Design," Syracuse Law Review, V. 23, No. 24, 1972


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Tel: 315-446-5865
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