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.
July 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Brick Industry Association named the winners of its 2013 Brick in Architecture Awards. Here a...

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July 02, 2013 | USGBC

The U.S. Green Building Council membership has voted to adopt LEED v4, the next update to the wor...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new report released today forecasts the volume of construction output will grow by more than 70...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A recent survey of more than 60 building owners and facility management professionals by Mortenso...

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June 18, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Engineers at Brinjac quantify the illuminance and energy consumption levels achieved by increasin...

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June 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Energy Department today launched a new Buildings Performance Database, the largest free, publ...

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June 05, 2013 | USGBC

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...

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June 03, 2013 | U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that construction spending d...

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May 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Tile of Spain consultant and ceramic tile expert Ryan Fasan presented his "What's Trending in Til...

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May 20, 2013 | Jones Lang LaSalle

With healthier job growth numbers and construction volumes at near-historic lows, real estate exp...

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May 08, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

When embarking upon a roofing renovation project, one of the first decisions for the Building Tea...

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For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High Scho
April 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Kate Steel of Steel Consulting Services offers tips and advice for choosing the correct code-comp...

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April 26, 2013 | DLR Group

DLR Group and the Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University have collabora...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of nationa...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants cool roofs added to the city’s building code. He is...

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Charles David Keeling Apartments, La Jolla, Calif., by KieranTimberlake. Photo:
April 23, 2013 | AIA

The AIA's Committee on the Environment selected its top ten examples of sustainable architecture...

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Friendship Technology Preparatory Academy, an 80,000-sf science and technology p
April 10, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Competition for grants, loans, and bond financing among charter schools is heating up, so make yo...

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April 10, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getti...

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April 02, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

If you do hotels, schools, student unions, office buildings, performing arts centers, transportat...

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Photo: Chance Agrella @ChanceAgrella
March 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A recent post on Atlantic Cities highlights research by the U.S. Census Bureau's Stephanie Ewert...

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March 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest nu...

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Arcadia (Calif.) High School opens $20 million performing arts center
February 06, 2013 | McCarthy Building Companies

A 60-year old wish for the community of Arcadia has finally come true with the opening of Arcadia...

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8 eye-popping wood building projects
February 05, 2013 | WoodWorks, posted by BD+C Staff

From 100-foot roof spans to novel reclaimed wood installations, the winners of the 2013 National...

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December 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Greenbuild attendees share their thoughts with BD+C on the SAGE modular classroom.

The classrooms exterior cladding consisted of fiber cement boards of varying co
December 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

SAGE modular classroom opens eyes, minds at Greenbuild 2012.

December 09, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy

Most economists say the U.S. is slowly emerging from the Great Recession, a view that was confirm...

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Cambridge Lakes Learning Center
November 19, 2012

In Pingree Grove, Ill., DRH Cambridge Homes selects modular construction for the creation of the...

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College Park Elementary School, Virginia Beach, Va., has an integrated wetland g
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

High-performance schools put ‘sustainability’ in the lesson plan

SuperLite II-XL 120 fire resistive glazing
October 22, 2012

New school’s south-facing elevation features a glazed aluminum curtain wall that incorporates PPG...

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