Green Design & Buildings

Designing environmentally sustainable school and university facilities.


New York University
Revised Paulson

Huge academic complex to open soon at New York University

Dec. 30, 2022
The John A. Paulson Center is a 735,000-square-foot facility set to open in January.
Tufts University/William Rawn Associates
tufts housing

Tufts University announces plans for new residence hall

Dec. 13, 2022
The seven-story facility on the Medford/Somerville, Mass., campus will house 398 juniors and seniors.
Spring Hill High School

750-kilowatt solar array helps power high School in Spring Hill, Kan.

Nov. 29, 2022
The 1,872-panel array is capable of generating enough electricity to offset about a third of the school’s energy use each year.
Studio Gang
California College of the Arts campus expansion rendering

California College of the Arts is expanding its campus in San Francisco

Nov. 23, 2022
The campus expansion, dubbed Double Ground, will add specialized and flexible studio, lab, classroom, critique, fabrication, exhibition, and gathering spaces.
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh solar farm

University of Pittsburgh begins construction on 20-megawatt solar farm

Nov. 11, 2022
The installation is being built on 68 acres and will have about 55,000 solar panels.


Asu Green

eBook: Green Schools Digest

Jan. 1, 2023
Learn the leading sustainability strategies being employed by education facilities across the U.S.
University of North Carolina
bell hall

University of North Carolina is building a $150 million business school facility on its Chapel Hill campus

Oct. 5, 2022
The Steven D. Bell Hall will enable the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School to admit 50% more students to its programs.
Rosemount High School
Rosemount High School solar array

Solar panel array will be installed at high school in Rosemount, Minn.

Aug. 16, 2022
The array at Rosemount High will provide a trackable solar energy production system that will be studied in physics and Earth science classes.
Henrico County Government Facebook Page
Highland Springs High School solar panels

Over 2,000 solar panels installed at high school in Highland Springs, Va.

July 14, 2022
The Henrico County district is planning similar installations at 2 other campuses.
Ip Schools Logo

Solar power initiative in Indianapolis school district will install panels at 20 schools

June 20, 2022
The project would reduce district energy costs by an estimated $45 million over the next 30 years.