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A recent survey of facility planners by builder Mortenson finds nearly half believe there will be more construction activity on their campus over the next three years, compared to the past three.
A public-private partnership between Northeastern University, the City of Boston, and American Campus Communities offers eco-friendly apartments to students while freeing up housing for local workers.
The expansion and partial renovation of the Isenberg School of Management nearly doubles the school’s current space to accommodate its growth in the last decade.
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Completed in 1923 at a cost of $156,558, Corbin Hall has been reimagined for its next 100 years on the university's Lawrence, KS campus.
For higher education facility leaders, aligning projects with institutional goals may help to boost funding for capital projects on campus.
Located in South Florida, this multi-site campus is maintained through a holistic program overseen by its District Facilities division.
At the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL, collaborative spaces and custom furniture were cornerstones of the library redesign.
The upgraded Rave Guardian app now integrates with Rave Alert and allows college communities to easily connect through a custom mobile app.
A comprehensive approach aids facility leaders at universities and school districts to widen their view so their facilities may transition to fully managed investments.
Under a 25-year agreement, the University of Virginia will purchase the entire output of a proposed 120-acre solar facility, currently equal to nearly 10% of the university's electric demand.
The second phase of an energy performance contract between the service provider and a Newfoundland-based university aims to address $6 million of deferred maintenance.
At Washington University in St. Louis, updating a facility housing labs and offices included a new central stairwell.
To launch and continue a campus sustainability plan, establish a vision and strong support of leadership that will help to inspire all stakeholders.
To understand further how students are using their libraries, a Cincinnati architecture firm surveyed more than 20 of these higher education facilities.
Universities are using public-private partnerships as a tool to accommodate enrollment growth, support a dynamic environment for students and staff, and maintain sustainable and environmentally appropriate facilities.
One winner, the University of Manitoba, organized BEE/HOUSE/LAB project, an international competition to design a bee house for fabrication, deployment.
Next month, the competition will award one higher education institution a $50,000 prize to be used toward a new or existing sustainability project on its campus.
The west coast home of Boston-based Emerson College receives 2016 Presidential Award of Excellence in Engineering from AISC's IDEAS2 program.
This universal alerting engine from Status Solutions integrates standalone alarm and communication systems in facilities for effective response.
At Schenectady County Community College in New York, Ultraviolet-C Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) upper air units were installed around the campus.
Energy efficiency ranks as the key priority among higher education facility leaders, according to new study from Schneider Electric and the Alliance to Save Energy.
This project delivery method aims to maximize all stakeholder expertise and spurs performance-based design.
This first in the series is from the winner of the 2013 Award, J.B. Messer, director of facilities management at Oklahoma City Community College.
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