Construction funding still scarce for many school districts

The 11th high school in Houston’s Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District will be part of a 179-acre, 592,000-sf “educational village” that eventually will include middle and elementary schools. The project is one of dozens of new K-12 campuses being planned throughout Texas to keep up with the population growth. Rendering: PBK Architects, courtesy Cypress-Fairbanks ISD

K-12 Schools | February 26, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Many districts are struggling to have new construction and renovation keep pace with student population growth.

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Photo: SOHO China
November 04, 2014 | SOHO China

Sky SOHO is the third in a trilogy of SOHO China developments designed by Zaha Hadid Architects.

November 04, 2014 | Rogers Partners Architects + Urban Designers

The park will feature a 160-foot-long pavilion that will serve as an anchor for the development and frame views of th...

November 04, 2014 | HOK

Located in Seoul’s Magok District, the LG Science Park provides facilities to support innovative research and industr...

What do our builders want? From my standpoint, they want faster more accurate deliverables. They want their drawings more complete, and they want their steel delivered on time and correctly detailed.

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November 04, 2014 | KONE

The JumpLift system from KONE uses a mobile machine room that moves upward as the construction progresses, speeding c...

November 03, 2014 | AISC

These prestigious awards recognize outstanding achievement in engineering and architecture on structural steel projec...

Iber Camargo Foundation. Photo: Ricardo Rmx via Wikimedia Commons
November 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Herzog & de Meuron's iconic 1111 Lincoln Road parking garage in Miami Beach, Fla., is one of two winners of the $...

 

Morton Buildings is the national leader in custom post-frame construction. With an expansive network of resources and an ongoing commitment to innovation within the industry, Morton has earned its reputation that has lasted for generations.

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Renderings courtesy Vincent Callebaut Architecture

Renderings courtesy Vincent Callebaut Architecture

November 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The solar canopy will shade green rooftop terraces and sky villas atop the nine-story structure.

November 03, 2014 | ASSA ABLOY

ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has signed on as a platinum sponsor of Safe and Sound, an or...

The Pacific Northwest College of Arts new home base, renovated from an space th

The Pacific Northwest College of Arts new home base, renovated from an space that once was a post office, includes a new mezzan

November 03, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

About seven years ago, The Pacific Northwest College of Art, the oldest art college in Portland, was evaluating its m...

November 03, 2014 | AISC

Chia-Ming Uang, Ph.D., professor of structural engineering at the University of California, San Diego is the 2015 rec...

November 03, 2014 | Hill International

Hill International announced that the company has been recognized with two national Project Achievement Awards by the...

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November 02, 2014 | David Gibney, LEED AP, M+W Group

M+W Group's David Gibney offers his top lessons learned from coordinating dozens of large LEED projects during the pa...

Dubai, High Rise, World's Tallest, Tower
October 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Emaar Properties has unveiled plans for a new project containing two towers that will top the charts in height, makin...

Rendering courtesy Dallas Cowboys and Gensler

Rendering courtesy Dallas Cowboys and Gensler

October 31, 2014 | Dallas Cowboys

The Omni property will be one of the only full-service upscale hotels in the area, and serve as a cornerstone of the...

October 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Construction on the 87,000-square-foot building will begin in March 2015, and is set to open for the fall 2016 school...

Photo: www.wallties.com via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: www.wallties.com via Wikimedia Commons

October 30, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The reorganized document is organized from an engineer’s perspective. The requirements flow more intuitively and have...

Photo:  BrokenSphere/Wikimedia Commons

Photo: BrokenSphere/Wikimedia Commons

October 30, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The U.S. Dept. of Energy will spend $9 million to encourage investments in energy-saving technologies that can be tes...

October 30, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Extending the deadline gives LEED users additional time to prepare for LEED v4, the latest version of LEED, which fea...

Perkins Eastman and Turner Construction led the effort to convert the once-endan

Perkins Eastman and Turner Construction led the effort to convert the once-endangered Curran OToole Building in Manhattans Gre

October 30, 2014 | Perkins Eastman/LBL

The merger will significantly build upon the established practices—particularly healthcare—of both firms and diversif...

One Bryant Park, New York. Photo: Ryan Browne, Cook+Fox Architects via Wikipedia

One Bryant Park, New York. Photo: Ryan Browne, Cook+Fox Architects via Wikipedia

October 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Appraisal Foundation is striving to improve appraisers’ understanding of green valuation.

Photo courtesy Postoak/Wikimedia Commons

Photo courtesy Postoak/Wikimedia Commons

October 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The museum is slated for an early 2018 completion, and will include a hall of fame, theater, retail space, and a 20,0...

Rendering: SCAPE

Rendering: SCAPE

October 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

New York-based landscape architecture firm SCAPE won the Buckminster Fuller Institute’s 2014 Fuller Challenge, billed...

October 29, 2014 | AIA

Of the 2,464 projects accounted for in AIA's 2030 Commitment 2013 Progress Report, 401 are meeting the 60% carbon red...

A white wavy faade would distinguish a renovated Miami Convention Center. The c

A white wavy faade would distinguish a renovated Miami Convention Center. The citys commissioners have named Fentress Architec

October 28, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The city of Miami has awarded an $11 million contract for its on-again, off-again convention center renovation to Den...

October 28, 2014 | Kean University

Winner of the AIA Gold Medal, the National Medal of the Arts, the Topaz Medallion and the Driehaus Prize for Architec...

The buildings design was made possible by Seattles Deep Green Pilot Program th

The buildings design was made possible by Seattles Deep Green Pilot Program that allows builders to deviate from standard code

October 27, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Bullitt Center in Seattle, which some say is the world's most efficient office building is not only influencing h...

A rendering of the proposed Mace Innovation Center, which would add 2.6 million

A rendering of the proposed Mace Innovation Center, which would add 2.6 million sf of commercial space to Davis, Calif. Renderin

October 27, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The city plans to develop two "innovation centers" with a total of seven million sf of commercial space geared for lo...

Starbucks stores are profiled in the report, as the company has opened 500-LEED

Starbucks stores are profiled in the report, as the company has opened 500-LEED certified stores. This photo shows the first LEE

October 27, 2014 | USGBC

The "LEED In Motion: Retail" report includes USGBC’s conceptualization of the future of retail, emphasizing the econo...

October 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Among the breakthrough products to make BuildingGreen's annual Top-10 Green Building Products list are halogen-free p...

Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects

Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects

October 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Jeanne Gang's design reinvents the Florida room with shaded, asymmetrical balconies.

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