Construction Methods & Materials

Find out more about what goes into your facilities...from building materials; structural, mechanical and electrical systems; modular construction; BIM and commissioning; project delivery methods and management; and more…


  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)
    campus flooring choices

    The Prestige Factor

    Flooring plays a vital role in creating attractive "front-of-the-house" spaces. But in addition to being attractive, the floors in these areas must also be functional, safe and cost-effective. 02/01/2017

  • Technology (Innovations for Education)
    digital signage

    The Writing on the Wall

    As technology improves and costs go down, colleges may be tempted to use more digital signage. How do you balance digital and static signs to create a cost-effective program? Three experts share insights. 02/01/2017

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)
    building envelope: parking structure

    Who Owns Your Building Envelope?

    Communication is key to answering this question, especially when multiple contractors and systems are involved. 01/01/2017

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces
    residence hall flooring

    What Floor Do You Live On?

    Designers face challenges when selecting residence hall flooring. It must be attractive, durable enough to withstand regular move-ins and move-outs, as well as being safe and easy to maintain. What options are working? 10/01/2016

  • Business (Managing Higher Ed)
    construction management

    Do You Deliver?

    Delivering a finished building is a difficult, complicated process. From innovative financing to construction management partnerships, colleges and universities have tools to make project delivery a little easier. 09/01/2016

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    The Right Stuff

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces

    Friendly Flooring

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    Active Learning and Case Study Classrooms

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    Get Smart

  • Design for Today's Students




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