Fitchburg State University Dedicates Science Complex

Fitchburg State University recently dedicated its new $57 million, LEED Silver Antonucci Science Complex, which provides laboratory, research and classroom facilities in a single location.

University of Tennessee Music Building Earns LEED Silver

The $40 million, state-of-the-art Natalie L. Haslam Music Center recently became the latest University of Tennessee (UT) facility to earn LEED designation. This latest certification brings the Knoxville-based university’s LEED tally to six buildings, while the soon-to-be-completed Joint Institute for Advanced Materials is expected to achieve LEED Gold.

CO Architects Take on UT Austin Master Plan

By Lindsey Coulter
Texas — The University of Texas Austin (UT Austin) campus is an historic site full of historic buildings. Though the original 40-acre campus has been expanded over the years, the university developed a well-intentioned master plan and building guidelines that would help preserve the character and integrity of its 1930s-era structures.

Oregon State University Targets Construction Safety

The College of Engineering at Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis is developing a facility geared toward improving safety for both construction workers and the general public.

University of Arkansas Builds Up Athletics, Academics

By Lindsey Coulter
A new building designed to support the University of Arkansas’ 460 student athletes will soon debut on the school’s Fayetteville campus. The new 55,000-square-foot Student Athlete Success Center will balance academic support spaces with facilities to help improve students’ health and athletic performance.

The New School to Consolidate Arts Programs

By Lindsey Coulter
New York’s renowned university, The New School, is strengthening its performing arts programs and capacity with an extensive renovation to its 105,000-square-foot Arnhold Building, located in Manhattan. The move will help consolidate The New School’s currently far-flung campus and bring several performing arts programs under one roof.

University of Iowa Approves 1,000-Bed Residence Hall

Plans for an 800-bed residence hall approved by the University of Iowa Board of Regents in September 2014 were updated in February, increasing the building’s capacity to house more than 1,000 students.

Peaceful Oasis Built for Stanford University

The Windhover Contemplative Center, which was completed in October 2014, stands in stark contrast to the rest of the bustling Stanford University Campus in Stanford, Calif. Designed by Aidlin Darling Design of San Francisco, the center serves as a spiritual retreat for students, faculty and staff, and is designed to promote personal renewal and wellbeing.

Rush University Medical Center Completes Simulation Lab

Locally based Reed Construction has completed Phase II of a new simulation lab at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

University of Florida Residence to Support Entrepreneurs

By Lindsey Coulter
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.