Integrated firm receives top design honor for Silicon Valley high school that supports new ways of teaching science, technology, design and engineering
May 9, 2023
LPA Design Studios has won an American Institute of Architects’ 2023 Architecture Award, the industry’s highest honor for a single project, for the design of TIDE Academy, a groundbreaking Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math public high school in Menlo Park, California.
New charter school addition will support the growing community and create an improved learning environment for students
February 22, 2023
LEARN Charter School Network and Gilbane Building Company recently achieved a significant milestone for the LEARN 9 Waukegan Charter School. The topping-out milestone marks the completion of the steel structure for the new classroom addition in Waukegan, Illinois.
Sensitive addition and reorganization, led by Charles Bloszies, FAIA, creates modern moment in historic milieu, responsive to context with elegant, sustainable design solution for boys’ school
January 16, 2023
In a successful, sustainable addition and classroom reorganization for a leading Bay Area independent school, the Office of Charles F. Bloszies FAIA has completed a strategic expansion recently unveiled by the Cathedral School for Boys in San Francisco.
Students, teachers and staff of the newly renovated and expanded Heritage E-STEM Magnet School in West St. Paul, Minnesota, are experiencing brighter, quieter, more modern learning spaces created with Rockfon’s acoustic stone wool ceiling systems.
More than 70 volunteers gathered to bring student-designed murals to life
July 28, 2022
PPG announced the completion of a Colorful Communities project in East Point, Georgia, that provided a colorful makeover for Tri-Cities High School as part of the company’s New Paint for a New Start initiative. More than 70 volunteers joined representatives from educational nonprofit Heart of America to paint a fresh coat of color throughout the school’s classrooms and hallways.
After sustaining severe water damage last year, CalArts looks forward to restoring its School of Film/Video
July 23, 2022
On June 16, Gilbane Building Company joined representatives from California Institute of the Arts and HGA Architects to celebrate the beginning of construction at CalArts' A-Block. The 25,000-square-foot renovation will restore a major section of the institution, housing its well-known School of Film/Video.
Fort Worth, Texas, recently was named the second fastest-growing city in the United States by the U.S. Census Bureau, and this growth is quickly spreading into surrounding suburbs. The 27,000-student Northwest Independent School District offers one example. A December 2021 report noted more than 4,300 new home starts within the district’s borders in just the previous year, with 2,200 new students enrolling during the same period.
This school year is not like any other, leaving educational buildings completely or nearly empty. A new structure waiting for students to arrive and thrive is the Sanger Educational Complex in California’s Sanger Unified School District.