As school budgets continue to decrease, school districts are finding alternative ways to save on construction and renovation projects. One of the latest ways: weaving advertising logos into the sidelines of athletic fields.
Since 2010, there have been more than 40 tornados across the United States that have resulted in close to 750 deaths and many more people injured, according to Doug Koehne, AIA, director of K-12 Planning for KSQ Architects in the firm’s Dallas office.
In May 2013, a transformer explosion caused a power outage and forced evacuations at the University of La Verne in La Verne, setting several trees ablaze. Though no one was injured, it was a necessary reminder that schools and universities with aging transformers should quickly take steps to save utility costs and prevent power outages.
University of California, Riverside (UCR) students now have a student recreation center (SRC) of their dreams, with an indoor climbing and bouldering wall, swimming pool and even a spa. Phase I of the $35.95 million SRC expansion project had its grand opening on Oct. 3, while Phase II is scheduled for completion early next year.
In an effort to combat the spread of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and other highly contagious bacteria, Cleveland’s Gilmour Academy has installed a number of copper fixtures in its ice arena.