K-12 Schools

How do you create an inspiring space that has to survive the wear and tear, daily, of hundreds or maybe even thousands of kids and teens? Not only will the design be challenging, but the district’s budget may be an obstacle of its own. However, with the right approach, a school can be the foundation of a generation.
January 07, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham

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

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December 26, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green bui...

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December 17, 2013 | USGBC

The Lady Bird Johnson Middle School in Irving, Texas, was named a winner of USGBC's annual award,...

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December 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Smart classrooms, DNA-based medical care, and wired cities are among the technology-related innov...

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December 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a dual fire-CO detector to an aspiration-sensing fire alarm, BD+C editors present a roundup...

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December 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...

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November 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors present a roundup of the latest technologies and applications in exterior wall syste...

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November 26, 2013 | IHS

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

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November 20, 2013 | BuildingGreen, Inc.
Assa Abloy's power-over-ethernet access-control locks and Schüco's retrofit façade system are a...
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November 18, 2013 | CertainTeed

The new alliance has uncovered easily accessible solutions to address these acoustical challenges...

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The Bridge Building on the Cumberland River in Nashville was recently transforme
November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The BD+C editorial team brings you this special report on the latest green building trends across...

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November 13, 2013 | Navigant Research

The worldwide installed capacity of GHP systems will reach 127.4 gigawatts-thermal over the next...

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The Pflugerville (Texas) Elementary School is among a number of net-zero-ready s
November 05, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

As more net-zero energy schools come online, school officials are asking: Is NZE a more logical a...

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October 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

If you like to geek out on building information modeling and virtual design and construction, you...

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U40 Summit participants gathered for a group photo at the conclusion of the Visi
October 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Sixty-five up-and-coming AEC stars presented their big ideas for solving pressing social, economi...

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The Williams Selyem Winery in Sonoma County, Calif., won an honorable mention aw
October 07, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The FDNY Fireboat Firehouse in New York and the Cirrus Logic Building in Austin, Texas, are among...

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The 1,460-sf green wall at the Papadakis Integrated Science Building, Drexel Uni
September 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A dramatic interior green wall at Drexel University and a massive, 4.4-acre vegetated roof at the...

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September 19, 2013 | Jerry Yudelson, PE, LEED Fellow

Renowned green building author, Jerry Yudelson, offers five valuable lessons for designers, contr...

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September 19, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Phase-change materials, electrochromic glass, and building-integrated PVs are among the breakthro...

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September 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Day 3 coverage of the BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland conference and expo, taking place th...

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September 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The BD+C editorial team brings you this real-time coverage of day 2 of the BUILDINGChicago/Greeni...

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September 04, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

More and more educators are being influenced by the Reggio Emilia approach to pedagogy, with its...

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September 03, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Thinking outside the box, LPA Inc. is designing a school inside a box. With an emphasis on three...

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Sprout Space, a modular template designed by Perkins+Will, is a high-performance
August 30, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

With budget, space needs, and speed-to-market pressures bearing down on school districts, modular...

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August 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's roundup of the top construction market news for the week of August 18 includes th...

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August 22, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

This course discuses the latest technological advances in glazing, which make possible ever more...

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August 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction's rankings of the nation's largest green design and construction fir...

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Ennead Architects led the renovation and expansion of facilities for the Yale Ar
July 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The editors of Building Design+Construction magazine present the findings of the annual...

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Cherry Crest Elementary, Bellevue, Wash., is integrated with the landscape to cr
July 23, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

The second deadliest mass shooting by a single person in U.S. history galvanizes school officials...

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