This year, the University of Iowa (UI) will finally cap years of construction work on several major projects, three of which are valued at $400 million and were funded by FEMA to replace buildings destroyed by the 2008 flood. The three projects are slated for completion mid-year and include the Hancher Auditorium, the Art Building and the Voxman Music Building.
The New Mexico Public School Facilities Authority and Bernalillo Public Schools officially broke ground on the new Santo Domingo Elementary/Middle School on Nov. 12. Together with students, Santo Domingo Pueblo tribal representatives and members of the of Van H. Gilbert Architect PC (VHGA) design team, the two organizations blessed the project before turning the first ceremonial shovel.
Recent student enrollment growth in Bismarck required the city to open a third high school in time for the 2015-2016 school year. DLR Group designed the facility along with locally based J2 Architects, the associate architect on the project. The new Legacy High School is not only designed to accommodate 1,200 students, but also to reflect the district’s commitment to health and wellness.