School Construction

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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April 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these...

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April 15, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

To achieve the goals of sustainability and high performance, stakeholders in new construction and...

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A view of the new medical school from Main Street (Rendering by HOK)
April 11, 2013 | HOK

The University at Buffalo (UB) has unveiled HOK's dramatic design for its new School of Medicine...

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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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James H. Clark Center - Bio-X Stanford University
March 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction market analysts from RSMeans offer construction costs per square foot for four build...

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March 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A soaring opera center in Hong Kong and a multi-tower music center in Calgary are among the lates...

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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 20, 2013 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Single-glazed storefronts in the student center at California’s West Valley College were replaced...

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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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The South Mountain Community Library, a joint venture of Maricopa Community Coll
March 14, 2013 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The nation’s thousand-plus community college districts can be a steady source of income for your...

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March 13, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

From folding façades to colorful LED displays, these fantastical projects show off the architectu...

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A view of Loring Park, Minneapolis. Credit: Dan Wick
February 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Charlotte, Denver, and Milwaukee are among 10 U.S. cities ranked recently by the conservation org...

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Suffolk Universitys $62 million academic building gets the go-ahead
February 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Boston Redevelopment Authority board yesterday unanimously approved Suffolk University’s plan...

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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.

Bernards broke ground in June 2011 on the phased project, which is scheduled for
December 05, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Designed by BCA Architects, the $76 million, 220,000-ft project encompasses a total of nine build...

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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

The design for Joplin Interim High  took advantage of large openings, oversized
October 05, 2012 |

At 5:41 p.m. CDT on Sunday, May 22, 2011, an EF5 tornado touched down in Joplin, Mo. In the next...

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The new, $3.8-million, 100,000-square-foot sports complex replaced and expanded
September 24, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The complex also includes a new, one-story, multi-purpose building that serves as the main entry...

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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.

Beacon High School groundbreaking ceremony.
August 15, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The Beacon High School will be located in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan.

The $7.1 million project consists of 14,000-sf of renovations, including a 5,500
July 25, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Construction for McMahon Dining Hall will be completed in September 2012.

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.

The architects were able to create a 2-hour exit enclosure/stairwell that provid
July 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Architects were able to create a 2-hour exit enclosure/stairwell that provided vision and maximum...

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