Illinois District Invests in Water Efficiency

Plumbing fixtures may not be the first thing on school districts’ minds when it comes to providing a world-class education, but they’re a critical element for keeping schools running smoothly.

TCU Opens Dining Hall in Worth Hills Village

Tulsa, Okla.-based KSQ Architects continues to expand sustainable design on the Texas Christian University (TCU) campus in Fort Worth. The now-open Multipurpose Dining Hall is the fourth building in the three-phase Worth Hills Village project and the fourth KSQ project in development to receive LEED Gold certification.

ADA Requirements for Hearing Impaired Students

By Jeff Elliot
Designing and outfitting schools to accommodate students of varying physical abilities is nothing new, and most school architects and builders are well aware of the building requirements outlined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Q&A: Cal Poly Pomona Opens Safe & Secure Rec Center

Cal Poly Pomona celebrated its new Bronco Recreation and Intramural Center (BRIC) late last year. Designed by Irvine, Calif.-based LPA Inc., the 120,000-square-foot, three-story recreation center has quickly become a central hub for student activity on the Cal Poly Pomona campus. In fact, the school reported that the recreation center encourages students to remain on campus longer, meet and mingle with peers, and relieve stress in a healthy way.

Shining a Light on Campus Security

By Michael Zuidema
From the more-recent reports of violence at Penn State University and the University of Virginia to the not-so-distant horrors of Virginia Tech, educational institutions continue to learn just how important it is to have comprehensive security and safety policies.