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.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will soon be home to one of the largest on-site university solar arrays in the country, according to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency statistics. Construction of a 5.87-megawatt (MW) solar farm will begin this spring, with substantial completion scheduled for fall 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.
Construction on the University of Florida’s (UF) new 97,000-square-foot Infinity Hall marked an important milestone on Jan. 30 when the structure reached its full height. The construction team of Brasfield & Gorrie of Jacksonville, Fla., celebrated the event alongside school officials with a topping-out ceremony.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s (WPI) 89,000-square-foot Faraday Hall, a residence hall across from Gateway Park, the university’s 11-acre life sciences-based campus, opened to students in fall 2013.