Photo provided by Knot
“Morphogenesis” is a two-story interactive art piece in Stanford’s Bass Biology Research Building. The building was designed by Flad Architects and Ennead Architects. Knot contributed technological and material mediums for the art piece.
Make your transition to a new building a smooth one
Getting the first year of building’s operation right is key to saving energy over the life of the building.
By RIC COCHRANE AND MIKE KOWALICK
How maker labs can open doors to STEM careers
These hands-on collaboration spaces introduce opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math to new audiences that might not otherwise consider them.
By BRENDAN CONNOLLY
New lab building anchors UC San Diego research park
The private-public project offers adaptable spaces where academic and industry researchers can collaborate and innovate.
By RYAN BUSSARD
Perkins and Will
Why it’s a good idea to use mechanical design-build for your school project
Mechanical work can account for 20 percent of a facility’s overall budget. A design-build team can reduce design time and lock in budgets sooner.
By KEN DYCKMAN
How higher ed projects can benefit from P3 delivery
Public-private partnerships bring together design-build, financing and maintenance under one umbrella, lowering long-term costs.
By GEOFF STRICKER
Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate
and BRETT EARNEST
Clark Construction Group
3 STEM projects that aim to break down learning silos
New spaces at Montana State, Santa Clara and WSU Tri-Cities are designed to inspire a culture of cross-pollination, innovation and exploration.
By SARA HOWELL AND AMANDA HILLS
Creating a sense of place for students in rural Washington
Until recently, Heritage University provided basic space for classrooms, administration and student services, but little else for students seeking to gather and study.
By CATE O’TOOLE
Community college complex will be a hub for agriculture
The Salem, Oregon, project will help meet the training needs of farms and nurseries in the region, and address problems such as food insecurity.
By EDWARD RUNNING
FFA Architecture and Interiors
UW building takes fast track with integrated design-build
The team-oriented delivery method is estimated to have cut nearly a year off the schedule of the Population Health building.
By BRIAN ASKE
Lease Crutcher Lewis
3 projects that show how unique context can inspire unique design
New artworks and graphics at Gonzaga, Stanford and the University of Idaho respond to each school’s specific characteristics and built environments.
By MARILEE HANKS
Designing classrooms that meet the needs of tomorrow’s jobs
STEAM students require spaces where they can gain useful knowledge as well as practical skills.
By RORY STEVENS and GLENN MYLES
Higher Education 2019 team
Section editor: Sam Bennett
Section design: Jeffrey Miller
Web design: Lisa Lannigan
Advertising: Matt Brown
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