UC Merced has added 11 new buildings over the past four years, during which its enrollment has increased dramatically. Images: (c) SOM/Dave Burk
Its new buildings are certified LEED Platinum.
Students at work at the EY Entrepreneurial Innovation Lab at the new Maurer Center, the home of Bowling Green State University's business school. Images: Jame Steinkamp Photography
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Downtown Los Angeles has $3 billion in new construction projects under development, including The Grand, a mixed-used 1.2-million-sf public-private partnership that Related Cos. is developing, according to a new report from the Downtown Center Business Improvement District. However, JLL's latest Construction Forecast predicts a slow recovery in construction spending nationwide. Image: Related Companies
Predicts second-half improvement toward normalization next year.
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Left: Salah M. Hassan. Courtesy of Cornell University. Photo by Jason Koski. Centre: Hoor Al Qasimi. Photo by Sebastian Böttcher. Right: Sir David Adjaye OBE, Founder of Adjaye Associates © Chris Schwagga.
The campus design will be unveiled on Oct. 8.
Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall, designed by Ayers Saint Gross, is home to Washington College’s Center for Environment and Society and commands a picturesque site on the Chester River. The river is a living laboratory that provides students with an immersive experience in support of the building’s programs in environmental science and sustainability. Photo courtesy Ayers Saint Gross
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North Flats, Austin College's newest student housing building, houses 130 students. Images: Courtesy KWA Construction
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CO Architects worked with Frederic Zernhausern, a professor at the University of Arizona, to fit out a half-floor of a building on campus. Custom labs designed to the specifications of star researchers help research universities attract and retain valued talent. Image: Bill Timmerman
CO Architects is among a handful of firms that caters to this trend.
Among the infection-control protocols that Shawmut Design and Construction rolled out on the Brown University project is Shawmut Vitals, which allows workers to self-certify daily health screenings by scanning a job-specific QR code. Image: Shawmut
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SmithGroup’s Campus Strategy & Analytics team uses a variety of mapping tools to demonstrate space distribution for higher education institutions. This type of map shows the location and density of a particular space type found within buildings across a campus. Building footprints were extruded vertically based on the amount of assignable square feet (ASF), or density, of that space type in the building. Image: SmithGroup
Its service provides schools with a growth strategy, based on current and future needs.
Carisima Koenig, AIA, brings >20 years' experience to her new post at Perkins Eastman's NY headquarters.
Perkins Eastman as Associate Higher Education Practice Leader
The University of Michigan’s Biological Sciences Building (at left) puts science on display. Its exterior cladding is made from terra cotta strips whose colors mesh with other buildings on campus. Design by Ennead Architects and SmithGroup. Photo Bruce Damonte
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The renovation of Thigpen Hall on the campus of Alabama A&M University included a complete makeover of the residential hall's ceilings, bathrooms, and flooring. Image: Turner Construction
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Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union at San Diego State University. Photo: Pixabay
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LMN Architects designed the facility.
The project will renovate three buildings and build another from the ground up.
Stantec is designing the project.
The Morningstar solar house is one of the features at Penn State's Sustainability Experience Center, where the university is contemplating a permanent structure for classrooms, research labs, and offices that would be built to Living Building Challenge standards. Image: Patrick Mansell
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CO Architects designed the facility.
Rendering courtesy of KWK Architects
The units will house juniors, seniors, and graduate students.
Boston University's Goldman School of Dental Medicine will increase its clinical space by 60% through a renovation and addition that are being conducted while the school stays open and continues to offer its services to students and the community. Image: SmithGroupjjr
A major renovation and addition are scheduled to minimize operational disruption.
Pictured: The efficiency unit design for the University of California, Hastings College of the Law (left); research prototype by Perkins+Will (right)
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The 96,000-sf Merrill Place, a residence hall on the 170-acre campus of Plymouth (N.H.) State University, will convert its student rooms to hotel rooms during the summer. Image: (c) Anton Grassl
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