Higher Education | Building Design + Construction

UC Merced has added 11 new buildings over the past four years, during which its enrollment has increased dramatically. Images: (c) SOM/Dave Burk

March 22, 2021 |
John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its new buildings are certified LEED Platinum.

One of the innovation labs at Bowling Green's Maurer Center

Students at work at the EY Entrepreneurial Innovation Lab at the new Maurer Center, the home of Bowling Green State University’s business school. Images: Jame Steinkamp Photography

March 13, 2021 |
John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Bowling Green’s new Maurer Center reflects a trend toward business-centric learning experiences…

The Grand, a mixed-use project in Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles has $3 billion in new construction projects under development, including The Grand, a mixed-used 1.2-million-sf public-private partnership that Related Cos. is developing, according to a new report from the Downtown Center Business Improvement District.  However, JLL’s latest Construction Forecast predicts a slow recovery in construction spending nationwide. Image: Related Companies

February 24, 2021 |
John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Predicts second-half improvement toward normalization next year.

January 25, 2021 | Francie Moore

All the students we interviewed were glad that they returned to campus in one form or another….

Download a PDF of all 2020 Giants 400 Rankings from Building Design+Construction magazine

Pictured: Arlington (Va.) Public Schools Heights Building Photo by Jim Tetro, courtesy Gilbane

 

December 16, 2020 |
BD+C EDITORS

This 70-page PDF features AEC firm rankings across 51 building sectors, disciplines, and specia…

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The Weekly show: Nvidia's Omniverse, AI for construction scheduling, COVID-19 signage

November 12, 2020 |
BD+C Editors

BD+C editors speak with experts from ALICE Technologies, Build Group, Hastings Architecture, Nv…

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The SPIRE Smart Building Program, World’s first smart building assessment and rating program

Photo courtesy UL and SPIRE Smart Building Program

   

October 26, 2020 |
PETER FABRIS, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR

The SPIRE Smart Building Program will help building owners and operators make better investment…

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October 14, 2020 |
Jamie Myers & Zachary Zettler, AIA, LEED AP

With COVID-19 putting additional pressures on budgets and shutting down or restricting campus a…

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ProCONNECT offers virtual events 

October 05, 2020 |
PROCONNECT STAFF

SGC Horizon ProConnect 2021 schedule for Education, Multifamily, Office, and Single Family even…

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Salah Hassan, Hoor Al Qasimi, and Sir David Adjaye

Left: Salah M. Hassan. Courtesy of Cornell University. Photo by Jason Koski. Centre: Hoor Al Qasimi. Photo by Sebastian Böttcher. Right: Sir David Adjaye OBE, Founder of Adjaye Associates © Chris Schwagga.

September 15, 2020 |
David Malone, Associate Editor

The campus design will be unveiled on Oct. 8.

2020 GIANTS 400 REPORT landing page Washington College_Semans Griswold Environmental Hall, Ayers Saint Gross

Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall, designed by Ayers Saint Gross, is home to Washington College’s Center for Environment and Society and commands a picturesque site on the Chester River. The river is a living laboratory that provides students with an immersive experience in support of the building’s programs in environmental science and sustainability. Photo courtesy Ayers Saint Gross

    

August 28, 2020 |
BD+C Editors

The 2020 Giants 400 Report features more than 130 rankings across 25 building sectors and speci…

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North Flats, Austin College’s newest student housing building, houses 130 students. Images: Courtesy KWA Construction

August 26, 2020 |
John Caulfield, Senior Editor

KWA Construction built the school’s new residence hall, nearly 10 years after its first student…

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CO Architects worked with Frederic Zernhausern, a professor at the University of Arizona, to fit out a half-floor of a building on campus. Custom labs designed to the specifications of star researchers help research universities attract and retain valued talent. Image: Bill Timmerman

July 24, 2020 |
John Caulfield, Senior Editor

CO Architects is among a handful of firms that caters to this trend.

Among the infection-control protocols that Shawmut Design and Construction rolled out on the Brown University project is Shawmut Vitals, which allows workers to self-certify daily health screenings by scanning a job-specific QR code. Image: Shawmut 

June 18, 2020 |
John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The facility, scheduled for completion next April, will combine a residence hall with student h…

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SmithGroup’s Campus Strategy & Analytics team uses a variety of mapping tools to demonstrate space distribution for higher education institutions. This type of map shows the location and density of a particular space type found within buildings across a campus. Building footprints were extruded vertically based on the amount of assignable square feet (ASF), or density, of that space type in the building. Image: SmithGroup

 

March 10, 2020 |
John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its service provides schools with a growth strategy, based on current and future needs.

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Carisima Koenig, AIA, brings >20 years’ experience to her new post at Perkins Eastman’s NY headquarters.

March 03, 2020 |

 Perkins Eastman as Associate Higher Education Practice Leader

University of Michigan’s Biological Sciences Building, 2019 Science + Technology Giants Report, Giants 300 Report, Ennead Architects, SmithGroup Photo Bruce Damonte

The University of Michigan’s Biological Sciences Building (at left) puts science on display. Its exterior cladding is made from terra cotta strips whose colors mesh with other buildings on campus. Design by Ennead Architects and SmithGroup. Photo Bruce Damonte

 

August 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The science and technology (S+T) sector is arguably the industry’s most complex because it caters…

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The renovation of Thigpen Hall on the campus of Alabama A&M University included a complete makeover of the residential hall’s ceilings, bathrooms, and flooring. Image: Turner Construction

July 20, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This is the latest of numerous projects in Huntsville that the GC has engaged over the past 65 ye…

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Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union at San Diego State University. Photo: Pixabay

Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union at San Diego State University. Photo: Pixabay

July 10, 2019 | Gordian

Using RSMeans data from Gordian, here are the most recent costs per square foot of college studen…

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Bill and Melinda Computer Science building exterior

All Photos: Tim Griffith

March 26, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LMN Architects designed the facility.

Bird's eye view of UA Student Success District

March 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will renovate three buildings and build another from the ground up.

Courtesy Stantec

March 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Stantec is designing the project.

The Morningstar solar house is one of the features at Penn State’s Sustainability Experience Center, where the university is contemplating a permanent structure for classrooms, research labs, and offices that would be built to Living Building Challenge standards. Image: Patrick Mansell

September 10, 2018 | John Caufield, Senior Editor

The university, encompassing 13 colleges and 24 campuses, adheres to protocols established by the…

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Ernest E. Tschannen science complex

July 11, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

CO Architects designed the facility.

May 24, 2018 |

In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), embassy design… read more

Aerial view of new SDSU apartment neighborhood

Rendering courtesy of KWK Architects

May 15, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The units will house juniors, seniors, and graduate students.

Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine will increase its clinical space by 60% through a renovation and addition that are being conducted while the school stays open and continues to offer its services to students and the community. Image: SmithGroupjjr

April 26, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A major renovation and addition are scheduled to minimize operational disruption.

How to solve the housing crunch on college campuses

Pictured: The efficiency unit design for the University of California, Hastings College of the Law (left); research prototype by Perkins+Will (right)

March 14, 2018 | David Damon and John Long, Principals, Perkins+Will

A growing number of public and private academic institutions are turning to designers and archite…

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The 96,000-sf Merrill Place, a residence hall on the 170-acre campus of Plymouth (N.H.) State University, will convert its student rooms to hotel rooms during the summer. Image: (c) Anton Grassl

March 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The opening of a new residence hall could help with Plymouth State University’s hospitality marke…

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December 11, 2017 | Jessica Butler

One of the ways in which we are already seeing the use of AR is as an improvement on typical curr…

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