LEARNING BY DESIGN Announces 16 Outstanding Education Design Award Recipients in Spring 2013
LEARNING BY DESIGN has released its much-anticipated Spring 2013 edition, showcasing the nation’s best education design and construction projects, from pre-K to 12 to college and university facilities. Two outstanding design projects were awarded Grand Prize in the Spring 2013 edition: Bruner/Cott & Associates (Cambridge, MA) for Boston University’s Center for Student Services (Boston, MA); and Perkins+Will (Chicago, IL) for Blue Valley Center for Advanced Professional Studies (Overland Park, KS). Discover the other 14 award winners, and all of the outstanding projects.
Report: Cost Benefit High on Green Schools
A new report from McGraw-Hill Construction, New and Retrofit Green Schools: The Cost Benefits and Influence of a Green School, highlights how green building efforts are shaping the future of education. In 2012, the green building share of education sector-related construction grew to $16 billion, nearly double what it was in 2008, according to the study. Read More.
Now in its second year, the Green Ribbon Schools program has honored 64 schools for their efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, while promoting health and environmental knowledge. Several of the recipients of this honor also are previous LEARNING BY DESIGN honorees, including Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, DC, designed by cox graae + spack architects; Redding School of the Arts in Redding, CA, designed by Trilogy Architecture – Urban Design – Research; and others. Read More.
Spotlight: 2013 AIA National Convention and Design Exposition
Come ready to learn and return to your office with a wealth of new knowledge, skills, and resources to refresh your passion and practice. The AIA National Convention is the industry’s leading national event with essential, topical education seminars and tours; exhibitors ready to show you what’s new and what’s next; and networking events and opportunities to connect with new professional contacts and reconnect with old friends. Read more.