Facility Planning

Insights from Paul W. Erickson and others from architecture firm ATS&R about hot design topics.

Highlights

Turner County Schools
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Turner County (Georgia) district is building a new middle/high school

Oct. 25, 2023
The new facility is scheduled for completion in May 2026.
Fayette County Public Schools
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Henry Clay 1500
Henry Clay 1500
Henry Clay 1500
Henry Clay 1500

Kentucky district wants to replace aging high school with a $146 million campus

July 3, 2023
The Fayette County district has proposed building a new Henry Clay High School in Lexington.
College of Western Idaho
Cwi Nampa
Cwi Nampa
Cwi Nampa
Cwi Nampa
Cwi Nampa

College of Western Idaho will expand Nampa campus

June 12, 2023
Planned construction projects include a health and sciences building, agricultural science and horticulture facilities and a student learning hub.
Paul Erickson
Paul Erickson
Paul Erickson
Paul Erickson
Paul Erickson

Sometimes You Just Need to "Get on with It!"

June 8, 2023
Are you developing an educational curriculum for a program that requires “future-ready” learning space? The time has come to design and construct space for the program, but more...
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gordon ford bldg
gordon ford bldg

Western Kentucky University unveils plans for business college facility

April 18, 2023
Construction will begin later this year on a $74 million facility that will house the Gordon Ford College of Business.

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Planning for Construction Cost Inflation

Feb. 3, 2023
Inflation has slowed slightly in recent months, but elevated inflation is an issue school planners must account for.
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royse city

Royse City (Texas) district puts $863 million bond package on May ballot

Jan. 20, 2023
The bonds would enable the district to build a high school, a middle school, and 3 elementary schools, and other facilities upgrades.
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cedar crest high
cedar crest high
cedar crest high
cedar crest high

Cornwall-Lebanon (Pa.) district wants major upgrade of middle and high schools

Jan. 19, 2023
The district is poised to spend between $88 million and $136 million to upgrade Cedar Crest High and Cedar Crest Middle.
UC Santa Barbara
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Planned residence hall at UC Santa Barbara should undergo redesign, panel says

Dec. 27, 2022
Critics have dubbed the planned 3,500-student project "Dormzilla."