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.
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.

July 24, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The company has partnered with the military to build, renovate and manage nearly 21,000 homes wit...

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The Kravis Center at Claremont-McKenna College in Claremont, Calif. The 169,000-
July 20, 2012 | By Nicole Bowling, Associate Editor

But Giants 300 University AEC Firms aren’t expecting a flood of new work.

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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Perkins+Wills design is planned around a multi-story atrium that connects the s
July 11, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Largest one-time funded Connecticut state project and first designed to be LEED Gold.

By utilizing the 415/240 V AC power distribution system, which is standard in mo
July 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Firm uses European standard of power at USCB North Hall Research Data Center.

June 20, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor
The Tufts School of Dental Medicine developed a multi-year, multi-phase master p
June 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Project receives LEED Gold certification.

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