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Higher Education

October 06, 2008 |

A century ago, majestic Victorian homes lined Massachusetts Avenue in Boston, but few of these gr...

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October 06, 2008 |

Rouss Hall, a historic 24,000-sf building designed by Stanford White, served as the home of the U...

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October 06, 2008 |

Since its founding in 1794, when what is now the state of Maine was still part of the Commonwealt...

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October 01, 2008 |

At a time when institutions of higher learning are spending tens of millions of dollars erecting...

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September 01, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

From its humble beginnings as a tiny pharmaceutical college founded by 14 Boston pharmacists, the...

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September 01, 2007 | By Anne Hartman, Editorial Intern

As the home to Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatricals—the oldest theatrical company in the nation—12...

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September 01, 2007 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

The hope was that a complete restoration and modernization would bring life back to three neoclas...

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September 01, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

When tasked with transforming an early 1920s Italian Renaissance bank building into a fully funct...

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April 01, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Over a five-day stretch last December, students at the Carroll School in Lincoln, Mass., witnesse...

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Phase one of UC Merceds construction comprises 700,000 sf of new buildings on 103 acres surrounded by a nature preserve the university set aside when it bought the land. Photo: Hans Marsen

Minimizing lifecycle costs and transferring risk to the private sector are among the benefits to...

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In a recent symposium hosted by Perkins+Will, experts in health sciences and education gathered for a deep dive into the evolving world of medical education and allied health/science fields. Photo: Perkins+Will

Things are changing in healthcare. Within academic medicine alone, there is a global shortage of...

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Image: courtesy P+W

Like office workers escaping from the perceived confines of cubicles, today’s scientists have bee...

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Illustration: courtesy P+W

Perkins+Will's Janice Barnes covers the four steps that designers should take to create POEs that...

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The University of Kansas School of Business. Image Gensler

It seems that the most recent buildings to pop up on college campuses are trying to do more than...

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Photo: HOK

As part of our ongoing studies of how building design influences human behavior in today’s social...

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The Earth Sciences Building at the University of British Columbias Vancouver campus. Photo: Martin Tessler

Timber has been largely abandoned as a structural solution in taller buildings during the last ce...

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Photo: HOK

New technology and changing pedagogies are influencing how to best teach a generation of learners...

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Good branding brings the built environment to life. Images: Gensler

When most colleges and universities consider their brands, they rarely venture beyond the design...

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Photo: courtesy Sasaki Associates

Higher education is rapidly evolving. As we use planning and design to help our clients navigate...

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In New Orleans, a National Guard helicopter helps close a breach in a canal during Hurricane Katrina, which caused more than $150 billion in damage. Photo: courtesy Skanska

Moving critical elements to higher ground and designing for longer lifespans are just some of the...

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Showing a window building exterior

Fire-rated glazing and framing assemblies are just as beneficial on building exteriors as they ar...

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In a new report, HOK and Biomimicry 3.8 partnered to study how lessons from the temperate broadleaf forest biome, which houses many of the worlds largest population centers, can inform the design of the built environment.

In a new report, HOK and Biomimicry 3.8 partnered to study how lessons from the temperate broadle...

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The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah combines student residence space with 20,000 sf of incubator space, where students can develop ideas and potential launch companies. Rendering: CannonDesign

Performance-based funding models and the adoption of advanced technologies like augmented reality...

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Arup, Perkins+Will, and Sasaki Associates are among the firms to develop custom digital tools for polling building occupants and end users. Pictured: Sasaki's MyCampus interactive mapping program

The rise of mobile devices and social media, coupled with the use of advanced survey tools and in...

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As part of its ongoing ZNE buildings research project, Sasaki Associates, in collaboration with B...

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Methodist University's 1960s student union was originally built for a student population of 600. The school now has over 2,000 students.

Most colleges and universities feel pressure to offer the latest amenities in order to attract an...

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More than 60% of AEC professionals surveyed by BD+C said their firms experienced heightened inter...

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"Operational stray" occurs when a building’s MEP systems don’t work the way they should. Even the...

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