A building is much more than its appearance; it’s how the user will behave inside of it that dete...read more
The 250,000-sf Lee Magnet High School, East Baton Rouge, La., is organized around three academies, each with 400 students, specializing in STEM, biomedical, and digital arts. Photo: Michael Robinson Photography.
Some long-term K-12 trends—like beefing up safety and security, and designing for more natural li...read more
Instead of a library, Hermantown High School, near Duluth, Minn., has a wired media center. Books are available in a high-density storage area. Photo: Steve Silverman Photography.
Gilbane Building Co., Balfour Beatty US, and Skanska USA top BD+C’s ranking of the natio...read more
Waunakee Intermediate School Library, Photo: EUA
AECOM, IMEG/KJWW/TTG, and STV top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest K-12 sector eng...read more
Courtesy: Legat Architects
Stantec, DLR Group, and PBK top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest K-12 sector archi...read more
When the design of early learning centers is grounded in the science of developmental psychology...read more
View from classrooms (Building A) to learning platforms and play area at the Awty International School in Houston. Photo: Shepley Bulfinch
Shepley Bulfinch designed the 75,000-sf campus.
School structures offer a unique opportunity as they can often double as community centers and se...read more
London is creating and redeveloping spaces with strong cultural offerings. Image © Mike Stezycki.
What does Good Growth mean and how do we set about achieving it?
Metrics suggest correlation between key design strategies and occupant satisfaction and building...read more
Photo courtesy of Windover Construction
CBT Architects and Windover Construction collaborated on the adaptive reuse project for Middlesex...read more
Flexible, modern classrooms should be viewed as a key element of a sound financial strategy, prod...read more
The LEED Platinum and Zero Net Energy Verified building minimizes energy use via its site orienta...read more
Active design can be incorporated into any facility or campus with a few simple steps.
Photo courtesy of C.F. Møller
C.F. Møller designed the building to create a connection between the school premises and the surr...read more
Screen shot from a VR walkthrough of the SMMA-designed Somerville (Mass.) High School.
Two recent client VR sessions yielded a number of lessons learned for the design team, particular...read more
Rendering courtesy of DES Architects + Engineers
Design Tech High School, located on Oracle Corporation’s Headquarters campus, will span 64,000 sf...read more
Exterior of the Silber Center, designed by Ziger/Snead Architects.
Students learn environmental skills, natural resource management, urban agriculture, and water qu...read more
Maker spaces, dry-erase walls, and flexible furniture highlight Kinkaid’s new Learning Center....
Robert Benson Photography
Gold Award: Community involvement was paramount as Newtown, Conn., replaced the school where a ma...read more
A “learning stair” will connect the cafeteria to the main level.
In collaboration with room2learn, NAC launched a campaign aimed at crowd-sourcing information on...read more
Students are helping drive change by focusing on the future.
Rendering courtesy LMN Architects
The building will provide 74,289 sf of space across its five-story classroom bar.
School districts that invested in their athletic facilities over the last few years have seen a t...read more
With California’s increasingly busy—and costly—construction market, it’s becoming more difficult...read more
Cherry Crest Elementary School, Bellevue, Wash. Photo: NAC Architecture
The art of designing schools lies not in just understanding what makes a functional classroom, bu...read more
Portola High School, Irvine (Calif.) Unified School District. Photo: Lawrence Anderson
What is school branding and why is it important? HMC Architects’ James Krueger and Barbara Perez...read more
Anderson-Livsey is a K-5 school located about 30 minutes East of Atlanta in Gwinnett County and h...read more
Photo courtesy of Cuningham Group
The hall offers bountiful natural light with enough space to build large-scale projects.