CO Architects Take on UT Austin Master Plan

By Lindsey Coulter
(04/15/2015)
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.

University of Oregon Facility Targets Construction Safety


(04/15/2015)
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
(03/26/2015)
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
(03/25/2015)
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


(03/25/2015)
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


(03/18/2015)
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


(03/03/2015)
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
(02/12/2015)
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.

San Diego Universities Plan Upgrades, New Construction


(02/12/2015)
Both the University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) and the University of San Diego (USD) will embark on construction and renovation projects in 2015.

University of Florida Completes New Business Building


(02/12/2015)
The University of Florida’s new $22.8 million, state-of-the-art Heavener Hall School of Business building recently welcomed its first students. The three-story, 57,000-square-foot facility serves as the new home for 2,800 undergraduate students enrolled in the Warrington College of Business Administration and brings all college activities under the same roof for the first time.