The Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Center was built in 1974 to provide care for psychiatric patients of Boston's low-income community. The 10-story, 200,000-sq-ft hospital was equipped with two steam-driven,
The city of Commerce, CA, recently completed work on a $15 million aquatorium/recreational center that promises to serve as the state-of-the-art role model for future metropolitan recreational facilities across the
After experiencing many forced periods of inactivity during hot summer months because it lacked air conditioning, Sacramento City College’s (SCC) 65-year-old North Gym now sports a state-of-the-art, cost-efficient air conditioning
When the new 264,000-sq-ft Barberton High School opened last fall, approximately 1,200 students roamed the brand-new hallways and worked at state-of-the-art technology centers. But beyond the amenities like the arena-style
The natural beauty surrounding Colorado Springs, CO, is truly an inspirational setting for learning. Widefield School District 3 is located here and is now benefiting from a facility modernization project
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.