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
The university, encompassing 13 colleges and 24 campuses, adheres to protocols established by the...read more
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.
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
The opening of a new residence hall could help with Plymouth State University’s hospitality marke...read more
Colorado State University's 121,600-sf Behavioral Sciences Building in Fort Collins is one of the many higher education projects that Bennett Wagner Grody has worked on. Image: BWG
Future mergers could be in the offing.
A rendering of the Innovation Complex in Providence, R.I., which broke ground last month. The 191,000-sf complex is the latest “knowledge community”—and the second in Providence—to be developed by Wexford Science + Technology. Image: Wexford
The campus is expected to include an Aloft hotel.
Rendering courtesy of Servitas.
In 2016, more than 400 students were placed on the wait list due to lack of available on-campus h...read more
Photo: Halkin Mason, Courtesy KSS Architects.
Designed by KSS Architects and Goody Clancy, the new facility opened prior to the fall 2017 schoo...read more
Rendering courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron
The Los Angeles campus is being built at a site in the eastern portion of the Santa Monica Mounta...read more
Photo: St. Louis College of Pharmacy.
The $50 million building adds over 193,000 sf of space to the campus.
Photo courtesy of KUMC
The building was designed to enhance the medical campus’ existing facilities, curriculum, and cla...read more
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
A nearly 40-year-old space is opened up and modernized.
Rendering courtesy of Centerbrook Architects
The project will total about 47,000 sf of new construction and renovations.
Rendering courtesy of B+H + mcCallumSather
The project’s net-zero goals led to the development of a new curtain wall system.
Rendering courtesy Collegiate AC
The luxury student accommodations will be Collegiate’s first outside of the U.K.
The new residential commons building has been designed with the specific purpose of opening up to the surrounding neighborhood. Tom Harris Photography.
Gold Award: The University of Chicago’s new Residential Commons is part campus, part community....
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.
Preparing students for life after graduation has become the primary motivator behind construction...read more
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Colleges and universities are adept at tapping a variety of sources—taxpayers, investors, donors,...read more
Wooster Hall, looking north as sunlight strikes the steps of the atrium, marking solar noon. Photo: © 2016 Tim Hursley
Success in retrofit projects requires an entirely different mindset than in new construction, wri...read more
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.
Wired seating and group work areas abound.
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The Pavilion broke ground on May 3.
Rendering courtesy of Wight & Company.
The design of the center is meant to pay tribute to the university’s heritage in aviation and aer...read more
Photo: © Albert Vecerka / Esto
The building brings the architecture, landscape architecture, and building technology departments...read more
USC Village, a six-building, 1.25-million-sf expansion of the University of Southern California's University Park campus, will be ready for occpancy this fall. The project took 12 years from conception to completion. Image: USC
Prefabrication of the six buildings’ walls reduced construction time by a year.
A rendering of the 42,500-sf, $29 million Innovation and Discovery Center at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa., which broke ground last October. Kinsley Construction is the GC on the project, designed by Ellenzweig. Last year, spending on education construction spending rose nationally by 6.5% to $88.9 billion. And a new survey of preK-12 school districts and colleges finds strong construction and renovation activities underway this year. The Ursinus project should be completed in time for the fall 2018 semester. Image: Ellenzweig
Surveys of school districts and colleges, though, raise questions about financing for future proj...read more
Rendering courtesy of BIG
The 70,000-sf building was developed in collaboration with Boston-based Goody Clancy.
The 50,600-sf John J. Sbrega Health and Science Building is highlighted by an atrium that connects labs and serves as a “learning commons.” Achieving zero-net-energy in this building did not impact its $31.5 million construction budget. Image: Courtesy of Bond
Bristol Community College wants to be carbon neutral by 2050.
The 36,700-sf Taubman Complex is connected to neighboring buildings on campus by lifted bridges. Image: ©Nic Lehoux
A giant carbon-fiber orb is a focal point for the Michigan-based school.