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  School Construction 2004


A Special Feature of DJC.COM
Aug. 12, 2004
Feature Stories

"Fast-track school projects require careful planning"
Four steps design teams can take to make life easier for contractors
By PAUL JONES III
Coffman Engineers


"Research fuels UW space needs"
University projects could add 1 million square feet
By COLLEEN PIKE
and HARLAN PATTERSON
University of Washington


"Achieve good design within budget"
Asking the right questions can make the difference
By BUTCH REIFERT
Mahlum Architects


"Alternative school-funding models pay off"
Schools built by public-private partnerships typically cost less and are constructed faster
By LYNN HARSH
Evergreen Freedom Foundation

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Mahlum Architects designed a new home for Queen Anne’s Frantz H. Coe Elementary after the original school was destroyed by fire in 2001. This replacement, which opened last year, received a 2003 recognized value award from DesignShare/School Construction News. The general contractor was Cree Construction Co.
Photo courtesy of Mahlum Architects

"Architects are from Mars, educators are from Venus"
But an educational specialist can help bridge the divide
By BOB KATICA
Architects BCRA


"New vocational center a model for innovation"
Dual-occupancy mechanical systems allow shops, classrooms under one roof
By JON DELLA
CDi Engineers


"A second wind for historic schools"
Renovations are cheaper and more effective than you think
By TOM BATES
BLRB Architects

"Stucco makes a comeback"
The old standby has a new trick — it improves seismic strength
By MARK FOWLER
Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau


"Restoring order to the school-design process"
7 principles help Seattle schools put students first
By LAWRENCE MATSUDA
Seattle University


"Misunderstood fungus exacts a costly toll"
For schools, mold remediation requires a common-sense approach
By CLINT MARSH
KJM & Associates


"A little cooperation goes a long way"
How two new leaders put Seattle's school construction plans back on track
By SUE WASSERMAN
Heery International


"Schools to experiment with sustainability"
The state prepares to kick off a $1.5 million sustainable-schools pilot project
By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN
O'Brien & Co.



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