UCLA Converts South Tower into Research Lab Space

The fourth and final phase of the South Tower Seismic Renovation project for the Center for the Health Sciences (CHS) complex at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is currently underway, and is scheduled for completion in June 2017.

Los Angeles Harbor College Science Complex Earns Architecture Award

Los Angeles Harbor College Science Complex recently received a Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) AIA-CAE Excellence in Architecture Honor Award in the Architecture for a New Building category.

Q&A: STEM Environments Support Learning for All Ages

By Jessie Fetterling
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) environments are becoming more and more prevalent on K-12 campuses, with interiors carefully designed to support an innovative curriculum.

Sonoma County Junior College District to Overhaul Campus Facilities

The Santa Rosa-based Sonoma County Junior College District (SCJCD) will soon undergo sweeping facilities upgrades. The 100-year-old district is partnering with the joint-venture team of international architecture, planning, design and consulting firm Gensler and Santa Rosa-based education industry master planning, design and construction administration firm Quattrocchi Kwok Architects (Gensler+QKA) to complete a new master plan.

A4LE Calls for James D. MacConnell Award Entrants

The Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) is seeking entrants for the 2016 James D. MacConnell Award, which recognizes an outstanding, comprehensive planning process that results in educational facilities serving the needs of students, staff and the community as well as helping facilitate student achievement.

Construction Begins on Revolutionary X-Ray Laser

Construction began on April 4 to upgrade a revolutionary X-ray laser, known as Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS), at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park.

Utah Prepares for Construction of Second Medical School

Construction begins this week on the Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Southern Utah, which will be the second campus for the Colorado-based medical school.

High Altitude Colorado School Earns Honors

Lake County High School in Leadville recently earned its project team a National Excellence in Construction Eagle Award from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) in the Institutional $10 million to $25 million project category.

Biola University Breaks Ground on New Science Building

Construction broke ground on the new 91,000-square-foot Alton and Lydia Lim Center for Science, Technology and Health at Biola University in La Mirada on March 22.

EDexpo 2016 Marks Education Market Association’s 100th Year

Earlier this month in Las Vegas, the Education Market Association hosted EDexpo 2016 for dealers and suppliers in the educational products marketplace.