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February 1, 2011

"Falling Down"

An article on the state of the nation's schools in People magazine. Use the "click to enlarge" button.

http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20434668,00.html

February 13, 2011

U.K. Considers Prototype Schools

Prototype schools -- basic school designs that are created without a specific site or context in mind -- are controversial. Advocates see the benefits of reducing design time and design fees, while detractors question the appropriateness of using prototypes for different sites and for districts with different needs.

An article from Architectural Record online:

http://archrecord.construction.com/yb/ar/article.aspx?story_id=155447935

February 17, 2011

A Zero-Net Energy Classroom

During the course of a year, this classroom building will use no more energy than it's PV array generates. (Keep in mind, climatic solution appropriate for Minnesota are not necessarily appropriate for Mississippi.)

Story: http://greensource.construction.com/green_building_projects/2011/1102_Bagley_Classroom.asp

Video: http://construction.com/video/?fr_story=62f7e253607207a682f05ba8aa3819bb7edfea77&rf=bm

February 23, 2011

More Pressure for Prototype Schools?

From The Record (Bergen County, New Jersey) via Architectural Record online:

http://archrecord.construction.com/yb/ar/article.aspx?story_id=155817391


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