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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January 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Newer developments include windows made with nano-crystals that control intense heat penetration while lighting livin...

January 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Strengthened sprinkler regulations proposed for the 2015 National Building Code of Canada (NBCC) could help a movemen...

January 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors offer a roundup of new products and case studies that represent the latest breakthroughs in concrete tec...

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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January 07, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham

Slowed by the recession—and often by protracted negotiations—some big redevelopment plans are now moving ahead. Here’...

January 06, 2014 | The Green Building Initiative

The Green Building Initiative announced today that it has named Jerry Yudelson as its president to accelerate growth...

January 03, 2014 | Foster + Partners

Called SkyCycle, the plan calls for the construction of wide, car-free decks atop the city's existing railway corrido...

 

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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January 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Set to open in late 2015, the 46-story Clearpoint Residences condo tower will feature planted terraces circling the e...

January 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A new prerequisite in LEED v4 calls for each project to measure whole building energy use, and then share that data w...

January 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The EPA has started the process of declaring that it has the power to regulate streams, brooks, and small ponds.

January 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has scheduled a public meeting to allow interested parties t...

January 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

City officials in Akron, Ohio want to prevent stormwater from entering its combined sewer system through the use of g...

January 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Paseo Verde, a mixed-use, mixed-income community hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony last month.

January 01, 2014 | Sponsored Videos
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December 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors and our contributors posted hundreds of blogs in 2013. Here's a recap of the most popular topic...

December 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The world's tallest twisting tower and the rise of augmented reality technology in construction were among the 10 mos...

December 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Officials with the city of Valencia, Spain, are blaming Santiago Calatrava for the rapid deterioration of buildings w...

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December 30, 2013 | NCARB

A survey by NCARB shows that there are 105,847 registered architects in the U.S., up slightly from the organization's...

December 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

WDMA's National Architectural Door Council has initiated a project to create ISO-compliant Product Category Rules for...

December 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Due to the stringency of the provisions in California’s new Title 24 energy codes, their implementation has been post...

December 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has recognized the state of Ohio and the Ohio School Facilities Commission (O...

December 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is considering a change in policy that would require organizations...

December 26, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green building mega-trends id...

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December 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The government of Qatar has released details of Sharq Crossing, a massive infrastructure project designed by Spanish...

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The first modules have been set at B2 residential tower at Atlantic Yards in New York, set to become the tallest modu...

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December 20, 2013 | Kevin Kraiss, Managing Director, CBRE Healthcare

Despite the lack of clarity regarding many elements of healthcare reform, there are several core tenets that will lik...

December 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, PBK, Page Sutherland Page, and Kirksey were among the firms to compete in the 5th Annual Gingerbread Build-O...

December 20, 2013 | Buro Happold

A new tool from the engineering firm Buro Happold takes into account both energy and economic performance of building...

December 20, 2013 | Panda Windows & Doors

Panda Windows & Doors, a Las Vegas based manufacturing company that specializes in innovative sliding and folding...

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