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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Architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) has been named the 2013 Firm of the Year, as conferred by the Chicago chapte...

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Accell’s Powramid boast easy access to multiple adapter-friendly power outlets, a patented desktop design and innovat...

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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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The 500,000 sf, 14-story One Angel Square in Manchester, England, is being promoted as "the most environmentally-frie...

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The low-lying city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands is a world leader in storm resiliency with policies that impact bu...

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In 2009, more legislation authorizing design-build project delivery passed than in any year in Design Build Institute...

 

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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The 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)—the code that serves as the model for states’ codes—has underg...

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Dubai has been chosen as the site of the 2020 World Expo. HOK led the design team that developed the master plan for...

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The Philadelphia City Council has held a series of hearings on a bill aimed at boosting the city's safety regulations...

The new office follows a number of significant projects SmithGroupJJR has design
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SmithGroupJJR, the oldest architecture and engineering firm in the U.S., has opened an office in Shanghai, China. The...

JE Dunn uses pop-up WiFi stations and weatherproof computer kiosks (pictured) to
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Construction giant JE Dunn is saving millions in cost avoidances by implementing a custom, cloud-based BIM/VDC collab...

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The Daytona International Speedway is zooming ahead on the largest renovation in the Florida venue’s 54-year history....

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When setting up a capital project plan, it's one thing to have the data, but quite another to have the knowledge of t...

December 03, 2013 | AIA

Current federal contracting laws are discouraging talented architects from competing for federal contracts, depriving...

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An unusual surge in public construction in October pushed total construction spending to its highest level since May...

Rooms at Childrens Medical Center in Dallas were designed for universal patient
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Pediatric hospitals face many of the same concerns as their adult counterparts. Inpatient bed demand is declining, ou...

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The winning submission by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and A+ Architecture mixes urban pavement and parkland in a flowin...

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Forty-six percent of the respondents to an exclusive BD+C survey of AEC professionals reported that revenues...

November 27, 2013 | Uponor North America

Uponor North America (Uponor) celebrated the fifth expansion to its 230,000-square-foot corporate headquarters and ma...

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BD+C editors present a roundup of the latest technologies and applications in exterior wall systems, from a tapered m...

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This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the environmental, economic, and market pressures affecting facility planning...

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Smart building technology has the potential to reduce global energy use dramatically, and is already changing how we...

November 26, 2013 | Viega LLC

Long-time employee Dalyn Cantrell has been named VP of Sales and Marketing. 

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Zaha Hadid Architects, in conjunction with AECOM, has released renderings for a major stadium being designed for the...

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Construction costs in North America rose for the 22nd consecutive month in November as labor costs continued to incre...

The conversion of an 11th floor courtroom into SBA offices under a GSA IDIQ Desi
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Any project can benefit from the collaborative spirit and cooperative relationships embodied by design-build. But is...

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Seven leading product sustainability assessment companies partner with the HPD Collaborative to develop the verificat...

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