University Buildings

Not only are the world’s youth educated in these buildings, but much of the globe’s most ground-breaking research takes place here. Requirements for housing students are more expansive than ever, but need to be balanced with the university’s real purpose: the pursuit of knowledge. Great design can inspire that pursuit.
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 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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April 02, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

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

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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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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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Photo: Jackson Design & Remodeling (JDR); winner of a San Diego National Kitchen
February 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Gray color schemes and transitional styles are among the top trends identified by more than 300 k...

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The $158 million student residential tower at Brandywine Realty Trusts Cira Sou
February 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Student housing has been one of the bright spots in the multifamily construction sector in recent...

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museums new wing voted Bostons 'most beautiful new bu
February 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Bostonians voted the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's new wing the...

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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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January 29, 2013 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The 699-bed Collegiate on Angliana, with an anticipated opening date of August 2013, will serve s...

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January 18, 2013 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships is expected to open in 2014

The only freestanding dining facility on the main University of Houston campus,
January 02, 2013 | By Sue Bady, Contributing Editor

Colleges and universities are building state-of-the-art student unions, dining halls, and other n...

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The Yale School of Medicine West Campus, WB-24 Laboratory, New Haven, Conn., a r
December 10, 2012 | By Jay M. Brotman, AIA, and Robert Skolozdra, AIA, LEED AP

To earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units, study the article carefully and take the exam.

Sections of turf are creating grassy oases of calm in the lobbies of Cornell Uni
December 06, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Potted plants and comfortable chairs are placed around the grass, encouraging students to lounge...

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The LEED Platinum, net-zero-ready campus police substation at Miramar College, a
November 29, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

More and more colleges and universities see sustainainably designed buildings as a given

Exterior features include brick, stone and flat-seam metal panels, a slate-shing
November 20, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Juniper Hall is on track for LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

November 13, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy

We'd like your input - recent projects, photo/s, renderings, and expert insight - on an important...

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The Millersville University housing, which will be designed in phases, will repl
October 30, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Projects recognize the architecture firm’s expertise on a nationwide basis.

The Building Team preserved more than 65,000 glass blocks, which, if laid end to
October 04, 2012 |

Reconstruction centered on Building 91.1, a historic (1937) five-story former machine shop, with...

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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.

During the construction of Mountaineer Hall, 129 modules were set and sealed in
September 19, 2012 |

By using modular construction, the university was able to open a dorm a full year earlier than a...

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Designed by Heery International and slated to open in October 2014, the four-sto
September 06, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The specialized interdisciplinary learning environment will serve as a focal point for integratio...

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September 05, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Construction firm achieves structural milestone for $71 million student housing expansion project...

August 30, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Three-story building provides offices, classrooms, and labs.

The Heritage Building in Philadelphia was in danger of closing permanently until
August 21, 2012 | By Nicole Bowling, Associate Editor

Financial setbacks didn’t stop this Building Team from transforming the country’s first women’s m...

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New glass walls make dancers at the Glorya Kaufman Dance Studio visible to neigh
August 21, 2012 | By Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Renovating Pietro Belluschi’s Juilliard School opens the once-cloistered institution to its Upper...

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Located on a 3.3-acre site within the UCSD School of Medicine campus, the 196,00
August 07, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

New laboratory will enable UCSD to recruit and accommodate preeminent faculty.

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.

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