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
Photo courtesy Hanbury
There’s more to space utilization than how often a room is occupied. What happens inside an occup...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.
Courtesy © PennFIRST
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
Sewanee: The University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn. Image: courtesy Hanbury
Moody’s Investor Service forecasts that closure rates for small institutions will triple in the c...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.
These environments have less, but more efficient, personal space with more shared and amenity spa...read more
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.
Image courtesy SOM / © Smilodon
The building marks the first purpose built structure for cyber studies based at an academy.
Universities value an active and vibrant campus, and wish to create places that welcome newcomers...read more
Courtesy of Perkins+Will
Planning for places that foster effective innovation is still an emerging process, but the consta...read more
The Campus North Residential Commons, located at the north edge of the University of Chicago's campus in the Windy City's Hyde Park section, is meant to create a “gateway” for students and the community alike. Image: Tom Harris Photography/courtesy of the University of Chicago
Abundant common spaces give students more chances to interact.
The best new learning centers showcase latest design trends in education.
The two themes that were consistently woven into different topics were institutional transformati...read more
Rendering courtesy of Michael Maltzan Architecture, Inc. via ArchDaily
The arts center will foster creativity for making and presenting works across all disciplines...
A dramatic, three-story wood sculpture of North Carolina State University’s wolf mascot highlights the central atrium of the school’s $120 million Talley Student Union in Raleigh, N.C. On the Building Team: Duda Paine Architects (design architect), Cooper Carry (interior architect), Stewart, Inc. (SE), Stanford White (MEP), Kimley-Horn & Associates (CE), and Rodgers Builders/Russell/Dayeco (joint CM). Photo courtesy of Rodgers Builders.
Budget constraints are compelling some public institutions to pursue alternative methods of finan...read more
UW Health at The American Center, Madison, Wis. Photo: Steve Hall © Hedrich Blessing 2015, courtesy Flad Architects.
AECOM, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, and Jacobs top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking o...read more
Westcott Building Auditorium at Florida State University. Photo: Pixabay
Turner Construction Co., The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co, and Skanska USA top Building Design+C...read more
Talley Student Union, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C. Duda Paine Architects (design architect), Cooper Carry (interior architect), Stewart, Inc. (SE), Stanford White (MEP), Kimley-Horn & Associates (CE), and Rodgers Builders/Russell/Dayeco (joint CM). Photo courtesy of Rodgers Builders.
Gensler, Perkins+Will, and CannonDesign top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the...read more