Higher Education

  • Laney College in Oakland, Ca., has transformed its vocational courses facility into a $2.5-million high-tech training center.

  • Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., has selected Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbott to design a new 135,000-sf Law School and a 70,000-sf Sports and Fit

  • The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has formulated a proposal to add a 90,000-sf addition to its main building on Longwood Avenue.

  • Catholic University has selected Sebesta Blomberg & Associates' Washington office to provide commissioning services for a 100,000-sf student u

  • Having sold $97.2 million in bonds in July, Swathmore College will renovate its campus science center and build a 150-bed residence hall.

  • The University of Phoenix has contracted Braintree-based Integrated Builders to build its 13,000-sf Braintree satellite campus, with Grossman Cos.

  • New Facility Allows School to "Change the Way Teaching is Done"

    The new 154,000-sf home of the University of Maryland's School of Nursing brings several new learning opportunities to the 112-year-old Baltimore institution. On the school's wish list were both tangible and intangible features, from the addition of research space and the introduction of new teaching technology to increased interaction among faculty and students.

  • The Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering has selected Space Plan Interiors as interior designer for its 70-acre Needham campus.

  • Drexel University in Philadelphia has contracted Burt Hill Kosar Rittelmann Associates to design a new $30 million, 150,000-sf, five-story research building. 

  • High-Tech Elements Enhance Both Teaching and Learning

    Built with the goal of becoming the "most technologically advanced facility for legal education in the country," David J. Sargent Hall, Suffolk University's new 293,000-sf law school, shows all signs of living up to this ambitious mission.

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