Education Facility

Pathfinder Kindergarten Center in Everett, Wash., by DLR Group
January 29, 2018 | Todd Ferking, AIA

The idea of a kindergarten-only school presents both challenges and opportunities in regards to t...

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Aerial rendering of Kihei High School

Rendering courtesy G70

January 24, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

G70 is the architect, planner, and civil engineer of record for the project.

Co-working space in Tribe

Photo: Catalina Ayubi

January 23, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new space has been dubbed ‘Tribe.’

The 360-degree classroom in the Spark

The circle-in-the-round classroom in The Spark. Photo: Benjamin Benschneider

January 19, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The circle-in-the-round classroom can accommodate 275 students.

UIC's new living/learning complex

Rendering courtesy of SCB

January 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) designed the facility.

January 09, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

While the district’s vertical living lifestyle is geared for young singles and empty nesters, Cit...

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Education Village at Winona State University

Rendering courtesy Leo A Daly

January 08, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The $25.3 million project is currently under construction on the Winona State University campus....

A view from the east wing of Columbia University's new Center for Precision Dental Medicine, which is embedded within Columbia's medical school. Image: (c) Jeff Goldberg

January 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The facility, which nests at “the core” of the university’s Medical Center, relies heavily on tec...

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Exterior of the new Bancroft Campus

Edward Caruso Photography

January 02, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 80-acre campus is located in Mount Laurel, N.J.

November 16, 2017 | Jessica Figenholtz and Andrew Broderick

There are three driving issues behind this next generation: demographic change, behavioral change...

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The after school program in the new clubhouse

The afterschool program in the new clubhouse attracts children whose grandparents once attended PS 186. The Boys & Girls Club of Harlem partnered with Alembic Community Development and Monadnock Development on the $45.4 million project. Photo: David Sundberg / ESTO.

November 13, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Word that PS 186 might be demolished brought out the preservationists, whose letter-writing campa...

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Children at play in an early education center classroom
October 03, 2017 | Melissa A. McFadgen and Helena L. Jubany

When the design of early learning centers is grounded in the science of developmental psychology...

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The Alexandria Center for Life Sciences, in the Gramercy section of Manhattan's East Side, has two towers with a total of 729,000 sf that are completely leased. Zoning changes are making it easier for life sciences companies to build lab and research space in New York City. Image: Alexandria Real Estate Equities

September 12, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new Transwestern report highlights favorable market and regulatory changes.

The exterior of the new School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University

Courtesy of Montclair State University.

August 03, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

CannonDesign designed the facility, which features a 197-seat presentation hall and various contr...

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A rendering of the exterior of the new Nassau County Center for Training and Intelligence at dusk

Rendering courtesy of Spector Group

July 26, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The center will serve as a regional training center for all Nassau County Police personnel.

A “financial lab,” encased within glass walls, is one of the newest features in the renovation of St. John's University's business school. Image: Shawmut Design and Construction

July 24, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A nearly 40-year-old space is opened up and modernized.

Exterior of the Silber Center, designed by Ziger/Snead Architects.

July 14, 2017 | Rob Cassidy, Executive Editor

Students learn environmental skills, natural resource management, urban agriculture, and water qu...

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July 14, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The observatory’s pattern of lock-seamed zinc cladding alternates between the irregular site topo...

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Rendering courtesy of B+H + mcCallumSather

June 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project’s net-zero goals led to the development of a new curtain wall system.

Rendering courtesy EFFEKT.

June 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A 600-meter treetop path culminates with a 45-meter-tall spiraling observation deck.

The robotics labs at the 71,000-sf John J. Bowen Center for Science and Innovation, on the Providence, R.I., campus of Johnson & Wales University. This STEM building provides teaching labs and support spaces for engineering, biology, physics, chemistry, and organic chemistry. Photo courtesy John Horner. 

June 07, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Preparing students for life after graduation has become the primary motivator behind construction...

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Pixabay Public Domain

June 06, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Colleges and universities are adept at tapping a variety of sources—taxpayers, investors, donors,...

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June 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A “learning stair” will connect the cafeteria to the main level.

Space utilization in higher education: More than sf per student

Photo courtesy Hanbury

May 31, 2017 | Hanbury’s Curricular Team, led by Timothy Winstead, AIA

There’s more to space utilization than how often a room is occupied. What happens inside an occup...

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May 22, 2017 | Andrew Wickham

Recently, in educational design, we have seen a trend toward more flexible learning spaces.

LaGuardia Community College in Queens, N.Y., has added 21,000 sf to its campus's library space, which includes a 74% increase in its seating capacity. Image: Ola Photography. 

May 16, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Wired seating and group work areas abound.   

Rendering courtesy LMN Architects

May 01, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building will provide 74,289 sf of space across its five-story classroom bar.

Photo: © Albert Vecerka / Esto

April 26, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building brings the architecture, landscape architecture, and building technology departments...

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Sewanee: The University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn. Image: courtesy Hanbury 

April 24, 2017 | Keith Storms, AIA, LEED AP, Principal, VP, Planner

Moody’s Investor Service forecasts that closure rates for small institutions will triple in the c...

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Rendering courtesy of BIG

March 29, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new habitat will sit between two existing buildings, including the Elephant House designed by...

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