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

Office design has always been linked to productivity—how many workers can be reasonably squeezed...

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October 01, 2006 | Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Through a unique partnership between a public media organization and a performing arts/education...

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October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

In the days when three-quarters of America was a wild, lawless no-man's land, Pioneer Courthouse...

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October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

Designed by H. H. Richardson in the 1870s to serve the city's burgeoning Back Bay neighborhood, T...

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October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

The team behind the new Holyoke (Mass.) Health Center was aiming for more than the renovation of...

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October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

It was supposed to be the perfect new office. In July 2003, Two Rivers Marketing Group of Des Moi...

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October 01, 2006 | Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Once an elegant and fashionably trendy locale, the Presidential Hotel played host to the 1928 Rep...

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October 01, 2006 | Staff

The Robert F. Kennedy Main Justice Building houses the U.S. Attorney General's office, the Justic...

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October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

Opened in 1933, the observation deck at Rockefeller Center was designed to evoke the elegant prom...

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October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

Built in 1963, the 32,000-sf 200 Fillmore building in Denver housed office and retail in a drab,...

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October 01, 2006 | By Maggie Koerth-Baker, Contributing Editor

Built in 1928 as a shining Art Deco beacon for the upper Midwest, the Sears building in Minneapol...

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October 01, 2006 | By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editor

As part of a major revitalization of downtown Durham, N.C., locally based Capitol Broadcasting Co...

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October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

After more than a century without a substantial renovation, Old Suffolk County Courthouse, design...

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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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Architect designs

Want to take the next step as a design processional? John Gresko, Senior Project Architect with H...

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Image courtesy of John Gresko, HDR

An acquaintance recently asked me about the kinds of things I did on a day-to-day basis at work,...

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Illustration: Douglas Wittnebel

Most people affiliate the maker culture with metal working, welding, ceramics, glass blowing, pai...

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A recent study published in the journal Psychological Science revealed that employees were 26% mo...

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A collaborative planning and design process may seem like a common-sense goal, but the concept ca...

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Illustration: FXFOWLE

A recent trend in the practice of architecture that I’ve been noticing is the blurring of respons...

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To attract and keep talented individuals who are different than you, Entrepreneur magazine sugges...

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Telling your employees to become more engaged and productive won’t work. But putting mechanisms i...

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