Educational Heritage Shines in New Student Center

North Carolina State University (NC State) was founded in two areas of study: agricultural, earth-based sciences and technology-driven mechanical arts. To honor this twofold heritage, Duda|Paine Architects has designed a new student union that reflects the institution’s dual origins and provides a new cultural hub for students.

MIT Releases East Campus Redevelopment Plans

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Provost Marty Schmidt recently announced that school officials have progressed on a proposal to rezone the school’s East Campus and Kendall Square parcel in Boston.

Wine Program Gets Boost from Noted Magazine

The Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation, the charitable arm of Wine Spectator magazine, is making a substantial investment in the future of viticulture with a $3 million gift to Sonoma State University.

L.A. City College Recognized for Design Excellence

The new Los Angeles City College (LACC) Student Union has received a 2014 Design Award at the 44th Annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards. Presented by the Los Angeles Business Council, the awards celebrate the region’s new and innovative architectural achievements.

DePaul Building Wins Construction Award

The Chicago Building Congress (CBC) and Construction Owners Association of America (COAA) International recently recognized the DePaul University Theatre School in Chicago, Ill. 2014 with a CBC/COAA Owners’ Choice Award.

Washburn University Names Residence Hall Architects

The Washburn University Board of Regents moved even closer to breaking ground on a new 350-bed student residence on June 11 when they approved the hiring of HTK Architects of Topeka and KwK Architects of St. Louis.

Kent State Debuts New Design Loft Plans

Exemplifying the high level of design education and expertise offered by its architecture program, the Kent State University College of Architecture and Environmental Design’s soon to be built Design Loft is a model of innovative, forward thinking construction.

University of Michigan to Build Vehicle Test Complex

The University of Michigan is helping bring a future of networked and driver-less cars closer to reality with its soon to be completed Mobility Transformation Facility (MTF).

Harvard Tops Off Longfellow Hall Renovation

Harvard University marked a significant construction milestone in mid May with the topping off of the Graduate School of Education’s (HGSE) Longfellow Hall renovation. The redesign and vertical expansion project will create a new fifth floor to the currently four-level building, adding new flexible meeting and classroom space to the historic campus.

CU-Boulder Kicks Off Athletic Facilities Overhaul

After a record-breaking year of private donations, the University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder) broke ground on a $143 million athletics facility expansion on May 12.