La Escuelita Education Center, which opened in fall 2012 in Oakland, recently received the Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) verification, California’s highest distinction for sustainable schools.
The two-day Green California Schools Conference kicks off in Pasadena Nov. 5, bringing together teachers, administrators, architects, engineers, facility managers and others to share knowledge about a variety of sustainability issues facing the state’s schools and universities.
Six teams of middle school students from across the globe competed in October to design schools that could potentially change the way we think about education. The School of the Future Design Competition, hosted in Portland at the Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) Annual Conference, challenged student designers to plan and design tomorrow’s 21st century learning environments.
Los Angeles-based CO Architects continues to receive awards for the $129 million Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB) at Phoenix Biomedical Campus in Phoenix, even two years after its original debut.
The $25 million Berkeley High School (BHS) South of Bancroft Project was substantially completed on Aug. 15. Minor corrective work and paperwork still need to be finished before the project reaches final completion.