After a slight decline in April, the Architecture Billings Index was up a tenth of a point to 42.9 in May. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:53
Most of us know the fuel efficiency of our cars, but what about our buildings? ASHRAE is working to change that, moving one step closer today to introducing its building...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:46
Turner Construction Company announced that the second quarter 2009 Turner Building Cost Index, which measures nonresidential building construction costs in the U.S., has...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:40
Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash., was built in 1913 and spent nearly a century morphing into a patchwork of outdated and confusing additions. A few years ago, the...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:49
When the design team DLR Group, Minneapolis, was ready to recommend wall panels for an Edison charter school in chilly Duluth, Minn., it wanted something that could be...
Monday, May 7, 2012 - 12:33

K-12 Schools

If you do hotels, schools, student unions, office buildings, performing arts centers, transportation facilities, or any structure with a lobby, here are six principles from healthcare lobby design...
Photo: Chance Agrella @ChanceAgrella
A recent post on Atlantic Cities highlights research by the U.S. Census Bureau's Stephanie Ewert that shows a correlation between the growth of charter schools and the decline in private school...
Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest number of Energy Star certified buildings in 2012.
Arcadia (Calif.) High School opens $20 million performing arts center
A 60-year old wish for the community of Arcadia has finally come true with the opening of Arcadia Unified School District’s new $20 million Performing Arts Center.
8 eye-popping wood building projects
From 100-foot roof spans to novel reclaimed wood installations, the winners of the 2013 National Wood Design Awards push the envelope in wood design.
Greenbuild attendees share their thoughts with BD+C on the SAGE modular classroom.
The classroom’s exterior cladding consisted of fiber cement boards of varying co
SAGE modular classroom opens eyes, minds at Greenbuild 2012.
Most economists say the U.S. is slowly emerging from the Great Recession, a view that was confirmed to some extent by an exclusive survey of 498 BD+C subscribers whose views we sought on the...
Cambridge Lakes Learning Center
In Pingree Grove, Ill., DRH Cambridge Homes selects modular construction for the creation of the Cambridge Lakes Learning Center, home of a new charter school for the village community's growing...
College Park Elementary School, Virginia Beach, Va., has an integrated wetland g
High-performance schools put ‘sustainability’ in the lesson plan