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Future-proofing higher education: Understanding generation Z

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And, as a means of future-proofing our higher education buildings and spaces, we attempt to anticipate the needs of today’s emerging student body—currently, Gen Z. At Perkins+Will, our learning environments strive to transcend generations and generational trends.

Uberization of Education in the Built Environment

Collaborative Construction

The Uberization of Education occurs when a specific student seeks out a specific teacher or group of teachers to learn a specialized skill or skill set. Such individuals and entities benefit from the dispersed knowledge available through an Uberized Education model.

Higher Education/Research Award of Merit: Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center

ENR Construction

The Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center is a state-of-the-art medical and graduate education building designed and constructed to support Columbia University’s progressive medical education program

K-12 Education Best Project: Irvine USD, Portola High School

ENR Construction

Education is taking flight at Portola High School in the Irvine Unified School District

Job Order Contracting Education, Training, & Certification

Building Information Management

Job Order Contracting Education, Training, & Certification. As a LEAN construction delivery methods, Job Order Contracting – JOC, requires continuous education, training, and improvement.

Best Project – K12 Education: Legacy Charter School

ENR Construction

A Chicago charter school remediated a contaminated site in order to keep its new building in the community it served

Painting the future of education in Utah

BD+C

Education is one of the vital cornerstones of our society, providing the foundation young people all across the country need in order to flourish in their professional and personal lives.

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Higher Education/Research: Allen Institute

ENR Construction

While the research that takes place within the 270,000-sq-ft Allen Institute is impressive, engineering and structural accomplishments achieved while building the structure impressed ENR’s “Best of the Best” judges

Space utilization in higher education: more than sf per student

BD+C

Improving space utilization is increasingly a top priority at higher education institutions. Colleges and universities looking to reduce carbon footprints want to avoid new construction yet still provide top educational experiences.

Flipping Education

Collaborative Construction

Hey, somebody should do that with adult education in the built industry with something called the (SMART)X Game Changer Series. I wonder if innovators around the world would be interested in something like that? Flipping the Classroom Very cool story at the link.

Small Project Best Project: Training Recreation Education Center (TREC)

ENR Construction

Seeking to provide education, recreation and training services to residents of Newark, the city’s housing authority wanted a facility where people could gather, exercise and boost skills in a rapidly transforming digital-based economy

Best K-12 Education: Tahoma High School and Regional Learning Center

ENR Construction

Faced with site constraints and costs soaring more than 40% over budget, the team building the Tahoma High School and Regional Learning Center in Maple Valley, Wash., knew it was time to hit the books

CFMA Conference Highlights Diversity in Education

Construction Business Owner

Every year, the conference provides attendees with varied educational sessions, technology solutions, networking opportunities and awareness about current trends in construction accounting and finance.

Content or Delivery: What Needs to Change in AEC Education?

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During the panel after presentations from Greg Howell, Martin McGrath, Lorraine Brady, Rich dePalma, and me, an educator in the audience made a comment about incorporating BIM into university education. education sociology

Educational Enhancement the Wolgast Way

Wolgast Corporation Blog

As we hear more and more about STEM education and how important it is to expose your students to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math as fields of study, Wolgast offers programs to introduce construction practices to your students during our construction projects at your school.

Higher Education/Research - Allen Institute

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Allen Institute Combines Modern Research With History

Higher education: The rebirth of a Washington, D.C., high school

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Built in 1932, the Collegiate Georgia–style Roosevelt High School campus in Washington’s Petworth neighborhood suffered from numerous shortsighted “improvements” made in 1977.

K-12 Education: Horace Mann Elementary School

ENR Construction

Designed to promote transparent, collaborative and experimental learning, the Horace Mann Elementary School has communal spaces—such as an art room, science gallery and multipurpose room—that are visible from the street and hallways

Diversity in Education

Construction Business Owner

Every year, the conference provides attendees with varied educational sessions, technology solutions, networking opportunities and awareness about current trends in construction accounting and finance.

Educational design taking lessons from tech firms

BD+C

That got me thinking, and after a little research, I discovered the online technology industry was on the forefront of workplace design, and in a way, on education design as well Several years ago, my brother worked for a high-profile tech firm in the Bay Area.

Building for the future: Five trends in higher education projects

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million Health Education Building; and the 65,000-sf, $25 million McKinnon Center for Management. The University of New Mexico in Albuquerque is engaged in construction and renovation projects that represent the second-highest capital outlay—$180 million—in its 128-year history.

Best High Education/Research: Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab

ENR Construction

When Harvard University realized that several of the life science start-up companies associated with its innovation program needed specialized wet-laboratory space, the school decided to accommodate the start-ups by providing a facility

House Passes Career and Technical Education Act

Construction Equipment

House of Representatives passed HR55897, known as the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act , by an overwhelming vote of 405 to 5. Congress took a positive step towards resolving the skilled trade labor shortage this week. The U.S.

The growing demand for early childhood education

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As the body of research on the effectiveness of early learning centers continues to grow, the value in designing more of these institutions has become increasingly apparent.

Viewpoint: The Coming Revolution in Engineering Education

ENR Construction

Two engineering educators outline a vision for a transformation in engineering education to meet the needs of a changing society and a more demanding student body.

Bridging the skill gap with autodidactic open education

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Ken Sinclair, Publisher, AutomatedBuildings.com. We are presently preparing for our session for Realcomm/IBcon San Diego next week "The Skills Gap – How do we Find, Train and Retain Our Future Smart Building Professionals.". read more. IoT Training Opportunities

The future of education facilities: Creating spaces where learning happens everywhere

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They are the facilitators to their students’ education, the curators of learning, and they play a crucial role in the next generation’s growth. The future of learning environments starts with the teacher.

Best Higher Education/Research: Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building

ENR Construction

A 10-story copper-clad clinical and translational research center, the Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building is the ninth building on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus

Virtual Reality Finds a Niche in Equipment, Skilled-Trades Education

ENR Construction

When designing virtual-reality training programs for equipment operators, Serious Labs works to simulate as much of the real-life experience as possible

K-12 Education Award of Merit: Wonderful College Prep Academy

ENR Construction

The design of Wonderful Academy’s campus reflects both its agricultural setting and the school’s focus on science and technology

CISPI builds advertising campaign to educate plumbing engineers and inspectors

Constructor Magazine

The Cast Iron Soil Pipe Institute has introduced its new digital and print advertising campaign, “We’ve Seen It All. We’ve Done It All

Education Facility Design Award winners: The AIA Committee on Architecture for Education honors 12 projects

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) has selected 12 projects for this year’s CAE Education Facility Design Awards. The program honors educational facilities that the jury believes should serve as an example of a superb place in which to learn, furthering the client's mission, goals, and educational program while demonstrating excellence in architectural design.

Award of Merit K-12 Education: Winthrop Middle/High School

ENR Construction

Halfway through design of the 190,000-sq-ft middle and high school, the Federal Emergency Management Agency released maps that placed the site in the 100-year floodplain

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A.O. Smith’s online training helps educate today’s busy contractor

Constructor Magazine

Online education for the technical trades can be a much more entertaining and engaging endeavor than most of what America’s top universities are churning out

As construction rebounds, education sector spending flattens

BD+C

Construction investment in the education sector is still in a post-recession slump, even as spending on all construction continues to rise from its low point in early 2011. The latest “Construction Put in Place” estimates from the Census Bureau show total construction spending in August at $1.142 trillion. That’s a 97% recovery from the most recent spending peak in the first quarter of 2006, and 51.4% higher than the Census estimate for January 2011, $754.7

National movement needed to attract, educate skilled tradespeople

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Michael Copp, Executive Vice President, PHCC—National Association. Whether we are trying to make America "Stronger Together" or "Make America Great Again," there exists a national catastrophe that requires nothing short of a national cultural pivot. read more. Training Opportunities