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.
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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October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

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Leap, by artist Lawrence Argent, at Sacramento International Airport. A key co
September 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Ranking the leading firms in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction.

Classroom at Ross (Calif.) School with balanced daylighting. School districts ar
September 18, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

When educators and school administrators describe their vision for new K-12 school buildings as ‘...

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The Colonel Smith Middle School in Fort Huachuca, Ariz., is about to open for th
September 07, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Getting to net-zero is not easy, but the promise of eliminating energy bills and using state-of-t...

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The $29 million Lady Bird Johnson Middle School, in Irving, Texas, isat 152,000
July 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Giants 300 Top 25 AEC Firms in the K-12 Schools Sector.

Plumosa School of the Arts has been awarded LEED Gold by the USGBC.
July 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Education project dedicated to teaching sustainability in the classroom.

June 22, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor
June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

Construction began in June 2011 for the project, which was funded by a capital c
May 24, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The project united the school campus and church campus including a 1,200-sf chapel expansion, a n...

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The City Year transformation took place within the short time frame of one week
May 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

City Year representatives came to Gensler for their assistance in the transformation of the organ...

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Sean ODonnell AIA, LEED AP
March 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

O’Donnell will continue the leadership and tradition of creative design established by firm Chair...

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University of Texas at Dallas USGGBC Green Schools 2011
December 27, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Recipient schools and regions from across the nation - from K-12 to higher education - were recog...

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RJM Construction Nova Classical Academy St. Paul
December 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

As the general contractor, RJM is constructing the 94,000-sf building that will consolidate the S...

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September 23, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction’s Under 40 Leadership Summit...

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September 12, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor


The Los Angeles Community College District requires every design-build team in its massi...

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Five Award-winning Modular Innovations
July 22, 2011 | Susan Bady, Contributing Editor

The Modular Building Institute's 2011 Awards of Distinction highlight fresh ideas in manufactured...

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June 29, 2011 | Candace Roulo of ContractorMag.com
May 18, 2011

Four schools find strength in numbers at the new 2,310-student Mott Haven Campus in New York City...

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May 18, 2011

The 113,000-sf Rolling Meadows Elementary School in San Antonio is the Judson Independent School...

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May 18, 2011

The Rashi School, one of only 17 Reform Jewish independent schools in North American and Israel,...

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May 18, 2011

Perkins+Will, Chicago, designed the Early Learning Center, a $9 million, 37,000-sf addition to Ba...

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May 18, 2011

The $82 million, 280,000-sf Dover (Del.) High School will have capacity for 1,800 students and fe...

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May 17, 2011

Texas-based firm Corgan designed the 152,200-sf Lady Bird Johnson Middle School in Irving, Texas,...

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May 16, 2011

The U.S. Green Building Council and the American Institute of Architects unveiled "Local Leaders...

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May 10, 2011

Can you name the nation’s greenest K-12 school? How about the greenest commercial building? If yo...

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March 23, 2011 | By the Building Team of FGM Architects, KJWW Engineering Consultants, and Turner Construction Company

With the downturn in the economy and the crash in residential property values, school districts a...

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February 23, 2011

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) and Kawneer Company, Inc. announced the wi...

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February 15, 2011

The LA Unified School District, under the leadership of a new facilities director, reversed cours...

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