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 - 11:16
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 - 23:06
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 - 22:45
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 - 15:32
The Willow School in Gladstone, N.J., reached its LEED Platinum goal with the help of a Follansbee TCS II roof. The new 13,000-sf building, known as “the barn,...
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 15:43

K-12 Schools

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Leland A. Gray Architects is adapting the concrete th
At $94 a square foot and "virtually indestructible," some school districts in Utah are opting to build concrete dome schools in lieu of traditional structures. 
Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons
The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, have issued a joint statement on resilience, pushing design and building solutions for disaster...
The free tool provides real-time data visualization for each state. Here is the
The online data visualization resource highlights green building data for each state and Washington, D.C.
For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High School in Norridge, Ill., the design team specified SuperLite II-XL 60 in GPX Framing for its optical clarity, storefront-...
From metal mesh panels to concealed-suspension ceilings, here's our roundup of the latest acoustical ceiling and wall products. 
For an 1893 academic building in the Collegiate Gothic style at Bryn Mawr (Pa.)
Building Teams must focus on a number of key decisions in order to arrive at the optimal solution: repair the windows in place, remove and refurbish them, or opt for full replacement.
Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Syst
Building Teams have been using steel decks with proven success for 75 years. Building Design+Construction consulted with technical experts from the Steel Deck Institute and the deck manufacturing...
The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C
Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation tricks recommended by building enclosure experts.
Seabury Hall Creative Arts Center, a prep-school performing arts center on Maui in Hawaii, received the United States Institute for Theatre Technology's (USITT) highest architecture award—the Honor...
Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainable design techniques profiled by Callison on its new website, Matrix.Callison.com.