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.
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.

The $3.4 million Gulati Complex includes a 5,000-sf fitness center.
June 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Casaccio Yu Architects designed the 11,300-sf fitness and social complex.

In the spring of 2009, Muhlenberg College embarked on an expansion and renovatio
June 08, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Seegers Student Union at Muhlenberg College has been reconstructed to serve as the core of social...

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June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

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

The International Animal Health and Food Safety Institute at the K-State Olathe
June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Aspects of the design included a curtain wall and punched openings allowing natural light deep in...

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From left to right: Jody Durst, David Van Zandt, John Tishman, Daniel Tishman, D
May 31, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

16-story will provide new focal point for campus.

The new hall is tracking for USGBC LEED Gold certification.
May 31, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Clad in glass and copper-colored panels, the three-story building thrusts outward from the core o...

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The 2010 interior renovation transformed an existing 1980s library into a dynami
May 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The design challenges included creating an entry sequence to orient patrons and highlight service...

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May 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Projects completed on behalf of property owner, White Oak Realty Partners, LLC, Pearlmark Realty...

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The Tower's exterior skin includes a rainscreen, glass, and metal panel system.
May 07, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

This fully integrated Building Team opted for a multi-prime contracting strategy to keep construc...

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Variegated brick at the street level, brushed aluminum, and a mixture of clear a
May 07, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The new stadium for the College World Series in Omaha combines big-league amenities within a trad...

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May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The guide profiles 322 institutions of higher education in the U.S. and Canada that demonstrate n...

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May 03, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The system combines the use of sensors, novel construction materials, and utility control softwar...

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May 02, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online e...

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The construction of Holly Ridge and Gardenia Way finished several months ahead o
May 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

New student housing buildings are part of UCLA’s Northwest Campus Student Housing In-Fill Project...

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