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A rendering of a new school campus with flexible indoor-outdoor teaching spaces

A section of a rendering showing how a flexible learning village might lay out. The image comes from HMC Architects, one of the AEC firms that Los Angeles County consulted for its new design guidelines for outdoor learning.

    

K-12 Schools | June 20, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The report covers everything from funding and site prep recommendations to whether large rocks can be used as seating.

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April 01, 2002 | By Gordon Wright, Editor

Approaching the base of the new 50-story UBS Tower in Chicago, the glass wall of the lobby comes into view. It is so...

October 01, 2009 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Historically regarded for aesthetic qualities, the introduction of daylight indoors, and ability to link building int...

February 01, 2008 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

At 10,000 sf, the space New York University assigned its newly created Office of Strategic Assessment, Planning, and...

When choosing an architectural coatings system, there are an abundance of qualities to look for. An architect or specifier desires a coating system that is sustainable and durable. Additionally, a coatings system must provide the aesthetic properties needed by the architect as well, not only at the time of initial coating, but for decades to come.

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November 01, 2008 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

If there was one building sector that had the most to gain from the green building movement, it might just be the ind...

February 01, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

On a bright summer day in Lower Manhattan, U.S. District Court Judge William H. Barbour, Jr., huddles with GSA offici...

July 01, 2005 | By Dave Barista, Assistant Managing Editor

If there was any question about the rate of growth of the green building movement, one need look no farther than the...

As architects design high-performing commercial buildings, supporting life safety via perimeter fire containment systems is critical. Specifying a tested, listed assembly that incorporates six essential design elements and withstands extreme testing conditions can help architects support passive life safety and optimize opportunities for egress during a commercial building fire.

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April 01, 2007 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

The Banner Bank Building in Boise, Idaho, was conceived and designed not just as the most sustainable building in tow...

September 01, 2008 | By Lenora Jane Estes, Editorial Intern

Thousands and thousands of 1960s-era buildings clad in ugly tiles and inefficient, outdated façades are sprinkled thr...

August 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Located off the Boardwalk at Renaissance Point on what was once landfill, the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa hopes t...

November 01, 2003 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

The destruction of the World Trade Center towers has heightened concern about the progressive collapse of buildings....

May 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

In the heart of downtown Charlotte, N.C., just blocks from Hearst Tower and adjacent to the new NBA Bobcats Arena, si...

August 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Back in 2002, before the Building Team working on the design of the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, Tenn.,...

May 01, 2001 | By Jack Klein

The topping out of Milwaukee's Miller Park retractable-roof stadium last November was a milestone in many ways. Just...

April 01, 2001 | By Jack Klein

As a major share of any building's operating budget, heating and cooling costs must be considered from the very incep...

May 01, 2006 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

See if this scenario sounds familiar: A couple of guys come out of architecture school armed with newly minted diplom...

August 01, 2009 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief; Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor; Dave Barista, Managing Editor; and Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

11. Operating Room-Integrated MRI will Help Neurosurgeons Get it Right the First Time A major limitation of tradition...

January 01, 2003 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Largely ignored by professionals in the design and construction industry as recently as five years ago, mold is now t...

October 01, 2008 |

At a time when institutions of higher learning are spending tens of millions of dollars erecting massive, cutting-edg...

July 01, 2009 |

Monthly jobsite office construction spending is off 16% since the mid-2008 peak, and the value of office construction...

July 01, 2008 |

Construction spending for government buildings, excluding housing, education, and healthcare, expanded an estimated 1...

May 01, 2002 | By Rob McManamy, Editor-in-chief

Symphonic simpatico. That's one apt way to describe the artistic bond that has formed between the Bushnell Center for...

June 01, 2004 | By Reneé Young, Contributing Editor

When the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers met last September 29 for the first game in the renovated Soldier Fi...

May 01, 2005 | Staff

With one million members, the National Association of Realtors is the nation's largest membership trade group. Based...

January 01, 2007 | Staff

F. Michael Ayles, 38 Director of business development Antinozzi Associates Stratford, Conn. Peter T. Belisle II , 39...

March 01, 2008 | By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett and C.C. Sullivan

When a major hurricane comes ashore in a populated area, some property loss is inevitable. But sturdy construction of...

July 01, 2002 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

When students enter the Wintergarden sunroom at the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay's new Mary Ann Cofrin Hall, mo...

May 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Tighter security demands and greater technological innovation in courtroom presentation techniques, not to mention th...

May 01, 2005 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Had it not been for the commitment of the owner and the sensitivity of the locally based Building Team, Denver's new...

August 01, 2005 | Staff

The Uithof university campus southeast of Utrecht is famous far beyond the borders of the Netherlands for its modern...

August 01, 2009 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief; Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor; Dave Barista, Managing Editor; and Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

9. HOK Takes Videoconferencing to A New Level with its Advanced Collaboration Rooms To help foster collaboration amon...

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