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November 12, 2020 | BD+C Editors

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

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Northeastern University’s Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering complex, Arup, Suffolk Construction

Arup and Suffolk Construction are part of the Building Team for Northeastern University’s Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering complex. Photo: Evan Patten

November 09, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Gensler, AECOM, and Turner Construction top BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest university...

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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



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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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.

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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Colorado State University's 121,600-sf Behavioral Sciences Building in Fort Collins is one of the many higher education projects that Bennett Wagner Grody has worked on. Image: BWG

November 02, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Future mergers could be in the offing.

October 26, 2017 | Glenn Carels

A building is much more than its appearance; it’s how the user will behave inside of it that dete...

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A rendering of the Innovation Complex in Providence, R.I., which broke ground last month. The 191,000-sf complex is the latest “knowledge community”—and the second in Providence—to be developed by Wexford Science + Technology. Image: Wexford

October 05, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The campus is expected to include an Aloft hotel. 

An aerial photograph of the UW Madison campus
September 18, 2017 | Eric Schuchardt

Recognizing that the future health of the campus and lake are interdependent, this innovative app...

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A rendering of the front of the new Blinn College residence hall

Rendering courtesy of Servitas.

September 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

In 2016, more than 400 students were placed on the wait list due to lack of available on-campus h...

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Lighting hanging from a double-height lobby space in the Rohrer College of Business facility

Photo: Halkin Mason, Courtesy KSS Architects.

September 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Designed by KSS Architects and Goody Clancy, the new facility opened prior to the fall 2017 schoo...

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