The LA Unified School District, under the leadership of a new facilities director, reversed course regarding prototypes for its new schools and engaged architects to...
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 12:25
The first-ever Gen7 green classrooms, installed at Bolsa Knolls Middle School in Salinas, California, have become the nation's first modular classrooms to receive...
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 10:16
Concerned about high HVAC energy use due to solar heat, and high energy consumption for heating in the winter, the school installed a 12-foot-diameter Powerfoil fan to...
Sunday, January 9, 2011 - 22:06
During its recent expansion, Piper High School in Kansas City, Kan., added both school spirit and functionality with the installation of a pirate mascot to a GKD Omega...
Sunday, January 9, 2011 - 21:45
Armstrong flooring
Enterprise Middle School in Compton, Calif., was in such a state of disrepair that NBC selected it for a makeover on the show “School Pride.” The renovation...
Monday, December 20, 2010 - 14:32

K-12 Schools

A study examining what architects can learn from children, especially during the design process, is being carried out through the University of Sheffield's school of architecture. 
Rendering: RMF Engineering
There are many hurdles to overcome when completing a life cycle cost assessment. RMF Engineering’s Seth Spangler offers some words of advice regarding LCCAs.
Rendering: RMF Engineering
A life cycle cost analysis helps a school district decide which HVAC system to use in $198 million worth of future building projects.
Low-rise structures and pedestrian streets characterize the new Henderson-Hopkin
After a long period of anemic performance, with growth mostly driven by renovations and additions, the K-12 sector is showing renewed interest in new construction, according to BD+C's 2014 Giants 300...
Office reconstruction to suit new work styles is becoming a hot category. A Buil
Following years of fairly lackluster demand for commercial property remodeling, reconstruction revenue is improving, according to the 2014 Giants 300 report.
Structure Tone, Turner, and Gilbane top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest reconstruction contractor and construction management firms in the U.S.
Jacobs, URS, and Wiss, Janney, Elstner top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest reconstruction engineering and engineering/architecture firms in the U.S.
Stantec, HDR, and HOK top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest reconstruction architecture and architecture/engineering firms in the U.S.
Photo: Tiia Monto via Wikimedia Commons
AIA reported the June ABI score was 53.5, up from a mark of 52.6 in May.
Tidewater Community College/City of Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach, Calif. Photo
According to expert forecasters, multifamily projects, the Panama Canal expansion, and the petroleum industry’s “shale gale” could be saving graces for commercial AEC firms seeking growth...