Construction crews recently topped out the new Martin Luther King Jr. School in Cambridge, Mass. The 169,000-square-foot school has been designed to target Net Zero energy consumption, and will serve an estimated 740 students.
The men’s and women’s soccer teams played their first game in the newly constructed Dr. Mark and Cindy Lynn Stadium (or simply Lynn Stadium) on Aug. 29 in Louisville. The stadium is the largest collegiate soccer venue in the country, and it took about 15 months to complete.
The Estopinal Group designed the stadium, which features natural grass and seating for more than 5,300 people, while Abel Construction served as the general contractor. Both companies are locally based.
A dedication of the new 30,000-square-foot College of Health Sciences (CHS) building at Jacksonville University was held on Sept. 4. The project is a major part of a larger, $20 million, phased plan to expand the college’s facilities, programs, equipment and faculty to meet growing demand.
At $95 million, Central Michigan University’s (CMU) new state-of-the-art Biosciences Building in Mt. Pleasant is an investment in both the school’s future and the future of modern science and medicine. With unique facilities to support Alzheimer’s research to preserving the Great Lakes, the facility may very well be the catalyst for breakthroughs across the scientific spectrum.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) selected 11 educational and cultural facilities for this year’s CAE Educational Facility Design Awards. The CAE Design Excellence Award honors educational facilities that not only serve as exceptional examples of learning environments, but also further their individual clients’ missions, goals and educational programs.