The Associated General Contractors of America unveiled a new plan today designed to revive the nation’s construction industry. The plan, “Build Now for the Future: A...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:40
The Boston Society of Architects and the Boston chapter of the Building Enclosure Council (BEC-Boston) have announced a High Performance Building award that will assess...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:49
Victor, Idaho-based Section Eight Design beat out seven other finalists to win the 2009 Open Architecture Challenge: Classroom, spearheaded by the Open Architecture...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:40
Eight teams were recognized today as finalists of the 2009 Open Architecture Challenge: Classroom. Finalists submitted designs ranging from an outdoor classroom for...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:47

K-12 Schools

Coventry University’s Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short &
When targeting net-zero energy performance, AEC professionals are advised to tackle energy demand first. This AIA course covers brick masonry's role in reducing energy consumption in buildings. 
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BD+C's exclusive five-part report on K-12 school security offers proven design advice, technology recommendations, and thoughtful commentary on how Building Teams can help school districts prevent,...
Many of the principles and concepts described in our Special Report on K-12 security also apply to other building types and markets.
Collin County Sheriff Deputy George White checks a hallway in one of Anna (Texas
From facial recognition cameras to IP-based door hardware, here are key technology-related considerations you should discuss with your school district clients.
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Our experts say no, but it could save lives. In this report, they offer recommendations on security design you can bring to your K-12 clients to prevent, or at least mitigate, a Sandy Hook on their...
Slowed by the recession—and often by protracted negotiations—some big redevelopment plans are now moving ahead. Here’s a sampling of nine major mixed-use projects throughout the country. 
Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green building mega-trends identified by industry consultant Jerry Yudelson.
The Lady Bird Johnson Middle School in Irving, Texas, was named a winner of USGBC's annual award, along with nine other schools, individuals and communities working toward the common goal of healthy...
Smart classrooms, DNA-based medical care, and wired cities are among the technology-related innovations identified by IBM researchers for the company's 5 in 5 report. 
From a dual fire-CO detector to an aspiration-sensing fire alarm, BD+C editors present a roundup of new fire and life safety products and technologies.