College of the Desert’s Applied Sciences Complex Underway

Construction of the new Applied Sciences Complex at the College of the Desert–Palm Desert Campus began in February. Designed by Los Angeles-based HGA Architects and Engineers, the project includes construction of a 22,700-square-foot Applied Sciences Building and the renovation of the 2,700-square foot Agricultural Sciences Building.

Williams Scotsman Receives MBI Award

The Modular Building Institute (MBI) has recognized Williams Scotsman, an Algeco Scotsman company, with first place awards for two of the firm’s relocatable and permanent modular projects.

Barnard College Selects SOM for New Campus Design

Barnard College has selected the architecture firm of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) to lead design of the schools new teaching and learning facility at its Morningside Heights campus.

MU Health Care Expansion Earns LEED Gold

A $190 million patient care tower addition to the University Hospital in Columbia, Mo., received LEED Gold certification.

Renovation Defines Visitation School’s Heart, Mind

Major renovations and a 31,000-square-foot expansion project have been completed on Mendota Heights’ Salesian-run Visitation School.

Green California Summit and Exposition Addresses Prop 39

Green builders and stakeholders attended the Green California Summit and Exposition at the Sacramento Convention Center April 8 and April 9 to share best practices and survey the latest technologies in sustainable building.

Orange County School Kicks Off Capital Campaign

The Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA) announced the launch of a capital campaign for a new state-of-the-art expansion.

New UMSL Rec Center Packed With Amenities

Though rainy weather impacted the November 2013 groundbreaking of the new Recreation and Wellness Center at the University of Missouri St. Louis (UMSL), the area’s harsh winter weather has not disrupted the facility’s overall construction schedule.

Washington University Medical Center to Transform

St. Louis-based HOK recently revealed design plans for the new Campus Renewal Project, a 10-year project that will transform the Washington University Medical Center (WUMC).

YGH-Designed Facility Earns Masonry Award

The Central Oregon Community College (COCC) Health Careers Center, designed by Yost Grube Hall Architecture (YGH) of Portland, recently received a Hammurabi Award from the Masonry and Ceramic Tile Institute of Oregon.