New School Construction

New Texas High School Faces Rising Construction Costs

Construction on Frisco ISD’s newest high school began this summer amidst rising costs of building materials and labor shortages.

A Boom in Campus Construction

Hundreds of campus projects are launching throughout the U.S. Here are just a few of them.

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Mastering Safe Construction on the Campus Jobsite

The construction industry is bringing real-time information into centuries-old processes. Internet of Things (IoT) devices and sensors can collect job-site data in affordable, efficient, and effective ways, improving efficiency and safety.

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Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Partnering for Project Implementation

How to find success in university facility and program management partnerships.

This article originally appeared in the College Planning & Management September 2019 issue of Spaces4Learning.

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Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Easy Come, Easy Go Campus Buildings

Modular buildings on college and university campuses rise up here, move over there and, when necessary, just disappear.

This article originally appeared in the College Planning & Management September 2019 issue of Spaces4Learning.

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New School Construction

Four Portland Schools Get Major Upgrades

As classes begin Aug. 28, Portland Public Schools continues construction and renovations on several schools that will be completed in the coming years. In 2017, voters approved a nearly $800 million bond measure to improve and rebuild four schools. Here’s a brief overview of the district’s construction plans.


Shipping Container STEM Labs Head to Maryland and Texas

A nonprofit that develops STEM education programs has come up with portable learning spaces housed in shipping containers.

7 C Strategy for Cost-Effective Preventative Maintenance

Preventative maintenance is crucial for identifying maintenance needs and determining the amount of deferred maintenance needed. It will also help facility managers plan and prioritize projects and evaluate their costs.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

School Construction Continues to Increase

This article originally appeared in the School Planning & Management January/February 2019 issue of Spaces4Learning.

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Design/Build Value Comparison on Campus

The recent addition of three laboratory buildings on the campus of Colorado State University, completed through three different delivery methods, allowed the university to determine the delivery method that was more cost efficient, efficient, and enjoyable, while retaining a high level of design and construction.