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

Worcester, Mass., is the birthplace of vocational education, beginning with the pioneering effort...

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June 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

America needs more schools. Forty-five percent of the nation's elementary, middle, and high schoo...

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October 01, 2005 | Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

High Tech High International, reconstructed inside a 1952 Navy metal foundry training facility, i...

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June 01, 2005 | By Julie S. Higginbotham

Add the explosion in the number of school-aged kids nationally to the glut of huge, vacant stores...

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June 01, 2005 | By Matthew Phair, Contributing Editor

One of the more compelling arguments for charter schools is their theoretical ability to streamli...

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June 01, 2005 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Forty-five percent of the country's elementary, middle, and high schools were built between 1950...

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May 01, 2005 | Staff

In planning the Burr Elementary School in Fairfield, Conn., the school's building committee heede...

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March 01, 2005 | Dave Barista

Can the use of wood in school construction create healthier, safer, more productive learning envi...

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Haughton Middle School, Aaughton, La. Photo: www.valsparcoilextrusion.com

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A beautiful coating on metal products can make a strong statement, whether used on a high-end com...

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It’s been almost two years since 20 first-graders were shot and killed at Sandy Hook Elementary S...

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Saltars Point Elementary, Steilacoom, Wash. Photos: Williams Scotsman

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More and more architects and designers are leveraging modern modular building techniques for expa...

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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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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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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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In every aspect of a metal building, you can tweak the cost by adjusting the finish, panel thickn...

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Photo: MSPACE Holdings via Wikinedia Commons

Before you get your shorts in a knot, I have nothing against science, technology, engineering,...
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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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Every year brings changes. This one won’t be any different. We’ll see growth in some areas, decli...

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To tell the truth, I didn’t want to write about the terrible events of December 14, 2012, when 20...

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BD+C Staff

The mega development includes 7,800 homes, a retail center, office space, and nearly 350 acres of...

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Lee Elementary School, scheduled to open in fall 2014, will be net-zero-ready, and if the school...

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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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