Education Facility

The 300,000-sf Ulysses S. Grant High School in Portland, Ore., saw an opportunity to help fix some of its student problems through improved architectural design. Image: Benjamin Be Schneider

November 18, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Bullying, unintended segregation, privacy, and gender neutrality all factored into the redesign a...

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South West Middle School exterior

All photos courtesy BOND

October 31, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Ai3 Architects designed the project.

The Heights at dusk

All photos: Laurian Ghinitoiu

October 29, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The school encourages indoor-outdoor learning.

Hildreth exterior

All renderings courtesy Arrowstreet

October 21, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is slated for completion in 2021.

The 19th-Century Beaux Arts Flagg Building within the Corcoran School of Arts & Design is now a state-of-the-art environment for education and exhibition. Image: LEO A DALY

September 24, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Projects typically emphasize natural light, collaborative spaces, and resource efficiency.

Top 90 K-12 School Sector Construction Firms for 2019

Photo: Pixabay


September 04, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Gilbane, Balfour Beatty, Turner, CORE Construction, and Skanska lead the rankings of the nation's...

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top 140 K-12 school sector architecture firms, 2019 bd+c giants 300 report, Hilliard Innovative Learning Hub 2

Fanning Howey reimagined a traditional K-6 school and turned it into the Hilliard (Ohio) Innovation Hub, which now serves grades 6-12. Photo: William Manning


September 03, 2019 | BD+C Staff

DLR Group, PBK, Huckabee, Stantec, and VLK Architects top the rankings of the nation's largest K-...

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An outdoor classroom at Coolidge Corner School, a preK-8 in Brookline, Mass., which John F. Kennedy once attended. HMFH Architects was the design firm. CRJA-IBI Group was the landscape architect. Shawmut Design and Construction was the CM. Photo: HMFH Architects / Ed Wonsek


August 30, 2019 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

K-12 school districts are emphasizing practical, hands-on experience and personalized learning....

Collaborative for High Performance Schools releases 2019 Core Criteria Version 3.0 Update

Photo: Pixabay

July 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The update adds credits to lower carbon footprints and to promote climate change resiliency.

Klein A45, Catskill Mountains, New York, by Bjarke Ingels Group. Photo: Matthew Carbone

Pictured: Klein A45, Catskill Mountains, New York, by Bjarke Ingels Group. This prototype mountainside cabin is entirely customizable for homeowners to purchase, tailor, and have the tiny house built within 4-6 months in any location, for any purpose. Photo: Matthew Carbone

June 04, 2019 | AIA

Bjarke Ingels Group's prototype mountainside cabin and Fieldwork's forest pedestrian bridges are...

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All photos: Black & Hue Photography

May 20, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The three labs will each house a different focus.

All Photos: Rasmus Hjortshoj

May 09, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

Modernistic development brings eye-catching architecture to the Faroe Islands.

All photos courtesy LMN Architects

April 29, 2019 | David Malone

LMN Architects designed the facility.

All renderings courtesy Perkins+Will

April 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will is designing the building.

Courtesy Cypress College

March 27, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Sundt Construction is building the project.

Exterior aerial view of Yangtze Sturgeon

All renderings courtesy Ennead Architects

March 08, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Ennead Architects, in partnership with Andropogon Landscape Architects, is designing the project....

High meadow studio in the forest

Photo: Christian Phillips

February 25, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson designed the project.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts arranges is academic year around concentrated terms that provide its students the opportunity to hone skills for real-life work. Image: Robert Benson Photography

February 23, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The latest addition embodies the school’s emphasis on collaborative problem-solving.

Eastside memorial high school new entrance
February 13, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will is designing the school.

San Diego's newest library branch provides a larger state-of-the-art resource for a growing uptown community. Image: Brady Architectural Photography

February 10, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

It features larger gathering spaces and more technology than its predecessor.

January 28, 2019 | David malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will designed the building.

Rendering of BelovED Middle School

Courtesy Urbahn Architects

January 21, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The school is named in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of the “Beloved Community.”

Students in the new Grace Church School expansion

Courtesy Francis Dzikowski

January 08, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Murphy Burnham & Buttrick Architects designed the addition.

Image by Dave Burk

October 31, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

WeWork is designed to help children learn through introspection, exploration, and discovery.

KJTMA interior

Courtesy KJTMA

October 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The school will accommodate 900 students each year.

Boys & Girls Club Center for Teen Excellence

Courtesy KAI Design & Build

September 20, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Arcturis is the Architect for the project.

Exterior of High Tech High School

Photo: Kate Glicksberg

September 12, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The technical school is on the Frank J. Cargiulo Campus.

Lincoln School Exterior

Courtesy Lincoln School

August 30, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LLB Architects designed the building.

The Missouri Innovation Campus

The Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee’s Summit, Mo., supports a diverse and flexible training program that can evolve as future careers emerge. The programs, for grades 10 through 16, include networking, engineering, medical, biomedical, graphics, hospitality, and cybersecurity. ©Michael Robinson, courtesy DLR Group.

August 21, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Career and technical education is preparing K-12 students earlier than ever for college and the j...

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For its third campus in the U.S. BASIS Independent Schools converted a vacant former corporate headquarters campus in McLean, Va., into a STEM-focused preK-12 school. Designed by Perkins Eastman, the building's deep floorplates are arranged around a series of sky-lit atrium spaces that became the central organizing feature of the school. Photo: Sarah Mechling.

August 20, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Older schools, with their small windows and rooms and creaky infrastructure, are tough and expens...

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