First U.S. net zero school has 10-year checkup
Teams set goals for creating a building that was net zero in both water and energy use.
By ALEC HOLSER
Learning inside and outside the box
Outdoor spaces in educational environments can be more than just spaces to pass through.
By SARAH BARTOSH AND JAMES STUART SR.
Students get a boost from outdoor connections
Designers and educators need to consider the potential of nature integration as a resource for learning.
By BRENDAN CONNOLLY
Idaho school master plan takes on Living Building Challenge
The Sage School’s mission is to create a curriculum based on human ecology, community and sense of place.
By JOHN MACKAY AND CHRIS HELLSTERN
The Miller Hull Partnership
Eastside school’s HVAC system zaps the bad stuff
Studies have shown the NPBI technology selected for Forest Ridge has been able to reduce the COVID virus load by 99.4%.
By JACOB BESAGNO
UWT project focuses on equity, justice and design
The school’s Welcoming Center for Equity and Inclusion will be a gathering spot for students of all backgrounds.
By SHONA BOSE AND SEONG SHIN
How the pandemic can change education for the better
The re-creation of authentic learning experiences is both a hurdle and an opportunity.
By EMILY S. FROESE
Building schools is about building communities
The schools built today are designed for the students of tomorrow and need to function in a way where education is paramount.
By ROB ROBINSON
Skanska USA Building
Modified mechanical systems for healthier schools
A thoughtful mechanical design can go a long way in helping reduce the transmission of airborne illnesses.
By CHRIS CAFFEE
Modular classrooms are a quick study in filling vital needs
The classrooms are relocatable and come in many sizes.
By AMANDA WILSON
Special to the Journal
Community engagement drives design for Tacoma school
Mary Lyon Elementary School is a unique building that serves its community in a refreshing way.
By ROSS PARKER
School Construction 2020 team
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