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  School Construction 2005


A Special Feature of DJC.COM
Sept. 22, 2005
Feature Stories

"Softening the landing for college freshmen"
As students struggle in the lecture hall, colleges try to make learning more personalized
By GREG STACK
Northwest Architectural Co.


"Small schools best prepared to teach the new '3 R's'"
'Rigor, relevance and relationships' are reshaping school design
By VICTORIA BERGSAGEL
Architects of Achievement


"Communities play larger role in shaping schools"
Taxpayers want them more flexible, durable and sustainable
By JOHN WEEKES and CHERI HENDRICKS
Special to the Journal


"Schools districts discover the value of sustainability"
But many face complex issues putting it into practice
By BRIAN CARTER
Integrus Architecture

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Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma, designed by BLRB Architects, was completed in 2004 for $58 million. Lease Crutcher Lewis was the general contractor.
Photo by Doug Scott Photography/BLRB

"How to meet new state rules and provide real value"
An integrated approach to green schools can help students and cut costs
By GREGORY HEPP
Bassetti Architects


"Top concern of every school staff: air quality"
Schools are insisting on better indoor-air quality. Here's what to consider.
By TOM BATES
BLRB Architects


"New schools teach lessons on technology design"
Old problems and evolving needs will drive tomorrow's projects
By TROY THRUN
Sparling

"Why process isn't a dirty word"
Federal Way school shows how collaborative permitting works
By MICHAEL KATTERMANN
AHBL


School Construction team:

Section editor: Jon Silver
Section design: Jeffrey Miller
Web design: Lisa Lannigan
Advertising: Matt Brown


List of Advertisers:

AHBL (www.ahbl.com)
Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (www.abcwestwa.org)
Associated General Contractors of Washington (www.agcwa.com)
BLRB Architects (www.blrb.com)
Camp Dresser & McKee, Inc. (www.cdm.com)
Cdi Engineers (www.cdiengineers.com)
Coughlin Porter Lundeen (www.cplinc.com)
Putnam Collins Scott Associates (www.pcsainc.com)
Skyline Business Systems (www.skyline.com)
The Robinson Company

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