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Cal State Long Beach student housing project will add 424 beds

A new $115 million project recently broke ground at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) that will add housing for 424 students at below-market rates. The 108,000 sf La Playa Residence Hall, funded by the State of California’s Higher Education Student Housing Grant Program, will consist of three five-story structures connected by bridges.



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Sep 13, 2010

Community college police, parking structure targets LEED Platinum

The San Diego Community College District's $1.555 billion construction program continues with groundbreaking for a 6,000-sf police substation and an 828-space, four-story parking structure at San Diego Miramar College.

Sep 13, 2010

Campus housing fosters community connection

A 600,000-sf complex on the University of Washington's Seattle campus will include four residence halls for 1,650 students and a 100-seat cafe, 8,000-sf grocery store, and conference center with 200-seat auditorium for both student and community use.

Sep 13, 2010

Historic Massachusetts library doubles in size

A 31,000-sf expansion is planned for the Woburn (Mass.) Public Library, an 18,000-sf facility…
Sep 13, 2010

Second Time Around

A Building Team preserves the historic facade of a Broadway theater en route to creating the first green playhouse on the Great White Way.

Sep 13, 2010

Palos Community Hospital plans upgrades, expansion

A laboratory, pharmacy, critical care unit, perioperative services, and 192 new patient beds are part of Palos (Ill.) Community Hospital's 617,500-sf expansion and renovation.

Sep 13, 2010

Luxury hotel and residences planned for Osaka

The first InterContinental hotel in Osaka and the first InterContinental residences in Japan are…
Sep 13, 2010

China's largest single-phase hospital planned for Shanghai

RTKL's Los Angles office is designing the Shanghai Changzheng New Pudong Hospital, which will be the largest new hospital built in China in a single phase.

Sep 13, 2010

World's busiest land port also to be its greenest

A larger, more efficient, and supergreen border crossing facility is planned for the San Ysidro (Calif.) Port of Entry to better handle the more than 100,000 people who cross the U.S.-Mexico border there each day.

Sep 13, 2010

Triple-LEED for Engineering Firm's HQ

With more than 250 LEED projects in the works, Enermodal Engineering is Canada's most prolific green building consulting firm. In 2007, with the firm outgrowing its home office in Kitchener, Ont., the decision was made go all out with a new green building. The goal: triple Platinum for New Construction, Commercial Interiors, and Existing Buildings: O&M.

Sep 13, 2010

'A Model for the Entire Industry'

How a university and its Building Team forged a relationship with 'the toughest building authority in the country' to bring a replacement hospital in early and under budget.

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