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.
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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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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