Nevada School Construction Bill Signed into Law


(03/11/2015)
Gov. Brian Sandoval signed an emergency bill just hours after it passed through the state Assembly last Wednesday permitting the construction of more Nevada schools.

Wyoming Facilities Director Builds More than Schools

By Anthony Hughes
(03/03/2015)
The Wyoming State Legislature established the School Facilities Department (SFD) in 2002 to oversee construction of K-12 schools throughout the state. Since then, Wyoming has built more than 75 new schools and spent an estimated $3.5 billion on the construction, renovation and maintenance of its educational facilities.

Q&A: Learning Beyond the Classroom

By Jessie Fetterling
(03/03/2015)
Today, learning occurs everywhere, which is why architects have started designing both formal and informal educational spaces to include the collaborative, high-tech learning features that stu-dents require outside of the traditional classroom. Residence halls, dining halls and even outdoor courtyards now incorporate learning environments that allow millennials to blend their work life with their private life, preparing them for a future in today’s workforce.

Jackson College Construction Attracts More Students

By Jessie Fetterling
(02/25/2015)
Construction is underway on a new dormitory at Jackson College, while renovations at the school’s Bert Walker Hall are scheduled to start in May. Ground was broken in September 2014 on Campus View 3, the third student dormitory at the school’s central campus, and work is scheduled for completion in August.

Brookwood School Turns Construction into Education


(02/25/2015)
A nearly 21,500-square-foot renovation and expansion of the Brookwood School in Manchester, Mass. was completed in late 2014 after just 18 months of construction. The project wrapped up three months ahead of schedule and came in under budget.