Windows


The new Billerica Memorial High School, in the historic town of Billerica (just north of Boston), emphasizes a flexible learning environment and serves as a community resource. Inside, skylights and large windows create an open and bright environment.

New School Construction

Modern HS with Skylights Upgrades Historic Mass. Town

The new Billerica Memorial High School, in the historic town of Billerica (just north of Boston), emphasizes a flexible learning environment and serves as a community resource.

Safe & Secure Schools

Pennsylvania SD Adds Bullet-Resistant Glass to New School Plans

The Wilkes-Barre Area School District approved an upgrade to safety measures for a new high school still under construction.

School Safety

MI Districts Add Vinyl to Windows for Security and Cooling

Two school systems in Michigan are turning to window-sized graphics for safety, security and environmental benefit. Addison Community Schools and Hudson Area Schools have both turned to sign company Insignia Graphics to design, produce and install perforated vinyl on windows in their buildings.

science lab

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Science on Display

Creative design can solve the conflict between having an open research lab with natural light and views where passersby can see and be excited about the research being done and safeguarding sensitive or proprietary information.

This article originally appeared in the College Planning & Management July/August 2019 issue of Spaces4Learning.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Light Gets In

This article originally appeared in the College Planning & Management July/August 2019 issue of Spaces4Learning.

Draper custom motorized shade system

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Solving Glare and Heat Gain

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

Safety & Security

Bulletproof Glass

Be careful, assumptions aren't the same as realities.

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

Dynamic Glass

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Creating Dynamic Spaces with Dynamic Glass

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

Colorado State University

Impact on Learning

Colorado State University

This article originally appeared in the issue of .



Transparency in buildings

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

A Sense of Place

Making schools more transparent builds a communal environment.

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

Trends in Green

Reducing Peak Energy Demand

One cost-effective solution for reducing energy costs provides additional positive results.

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

University of Scranton

Facility Focus (Science, Research, Stem)

University of Scranton

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

exterior and interior of campus buildings

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

The Finished Product

Today's options for building exteriors vary widely from traditional brick. An expanded palette of materials offers vivid color and texture choices to architects and designers.

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

Dry Comfortable Schools

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Keeping Schools Dry And Comfortable

It takes more than bricks, mortar and roofing materials to keep the heat (or cold) in and the rain out. Here's a look at what you need to know.

This article originally appeared in the School Planning & Management October 2013 issue of Spaces4Learning.

Window Film 101

Darrell Smith, executive director of the International Window Film Association, speaks with College Planning & Management concerning the uses and benefits of window film for new and existing campus facilities.