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How student housing developments are evolving to meet new expectations

The days of uninspired dorm rooms with little more than a bed and a communal bathroom down the hall are long gone. Students increasingly seek inclusive design, communities to enhance learning and living, and a focus on wellness that encompasses everything from meditation spaces to mental health resources.


Museums

Connecticut’s Bruce Museum more than doubles its size with a 42,000-sf, three-floor addition

In Greenwich, Conn., the Bruce Museum, a multidisciplinary institution highlighting art, science, and history, has undergone a campus revitalization and expansion that more than doubles the museum’s size. Designed by EskewDumezRipple and built by Turner Construction, the project includes a 42,000-sf, three-floor addition as well as a comprehensive renovation of the 32,500-sf museum, which was originally built as a private home in the mid-19th century and expanded in the early 1990s. 



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BUILDING SECTOR REPORTS 

When it comes down to it, all buildings have things in common: the need for great design, engineering, construction, and management, when the structure is completed. Harmonizing those elements is a skill that translates to any building project you might have on your hands.

University Buildings | Apr 11, 2023

Supersizing higher education: Tracking the rise of mega buildings on university campuses

Mega buildings on higher education campuses aren’t unusual. But what has been different lately is the sheer number of supersized projects that have been in the works over the last 12–15 months.

Building Sector Reports | Dec 27, 2022

How the general state of the economy will impact the home building industry in 2023

Experts at building product supplier LP Building Solutions offer their analysis and predictions for the 2023 housing sector.

Building Team | GWWO | Sep 6, 2016

Letting your resource take center stage: A guide to thoughtful site selection for interpretive centers

Thoughtful site selection is never about one factor, but rather a confluence of several components that ultimately present trade-offs for the owner.

Building Sector Reports | May 10, 2016

Underwater restaurant to open in the Maldives

Up to 24 deep-sea diners will be protected by an acrylic arch and an acrylic end window, allowing for panoramic views of the Indian Ocean above and the coral reef below.

Building Team | May 3, 2016

Piazza in San Francisco will feature a 92-foot stainless steel statue

Made of 2,500 seamlessly-welded panels, Venus will be the centerpiece of a new public piazza containing other works of art.

Building Sector Reports | Sep 1, 2015

Nonresidential construction spending continues to grow through mid-summer

Job growth, increased business travel spending, and the rebounding U.S. have all aided the construction sector, says ABC

Building Sector Reports | Aug 26, 2015

JLL: Can you recognize these major cities?

Clues help players name eight metropolises in The Global Cities Quiz

Architects | Aug 19, 2015

Despite dip, architecture billings remain strong

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the July ABI score was 54.7, down a point from a mark of 55.7 in June.

Building Sector Reports | Aug 3, 2015

Nonresidential construction spending up 11.5% YOY in June

This is the largest year-over-year growth over the first six months of a year since construction spending was tracked in 2002, according to Associated Builders and Contractors Chief Economist Anirban Basu.

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