Planning & Design

Decisions by administrators and architects determine present and future facility needs for schools and universiities.



Community urges Mishawaka (Indiana) district to build replacement elementary

Nov. 20, 2023
Teachers and patrons say Hums Elementary is plagued by flooding and other infrastructure deficiencies.

University of Texas regents approve funds for $425 million business school facility

Nov. 20, 2023
The university is expected to begin construction in 2024 on the 10-story facility for the McCombs School of Business.
University of Tennessee

University of Tennessee begins $95 million renovation of baseball field

Nov. 20, 2023
The upgrade of Lindsey Nelson Stadium will boost capacity and add premium seating.
Florida A&M University, Facilities, Planning, Construction, and Safety

Plans approved for 700-student residence hall at Florida A&M

Nov. 16, 2023
The university says it will apply for $102.9 million in federal funding to construct the facility on its Tallahassee campus.
Antunovich Associates/HNTB
Depaul Basketball

Depaul University's plan for basketball practice facility on Chicago campus draws community opposition

Nov. 10, 2023
The university wants to demolish five century-old buildings to clear the way for the facility.


Asu Smart

eBook: Smart Steps

Sept. 17, 2020
An AS&U guide that will "floor" you
RDG Planning & Design
Iowa Health Sciences

University of Iowa is building a $249 million Health Sciences Academic Buildling

Nov. 2, 2023
The 263,000-square-foot, six-story facility will provide academic, administrative, clinical and research space for several programs.
CO Architects
Rosenfeld Ucla

UCLA opens expanded facility for health care professionals

Nov. 2, 2023
Rosenfeld Hall in Los Angeles houses several health-care-related programs.
Uvalde CISD Moving Forward Foundation
Uvalde Break Ground

Uvalde (Texas) district breaks ground on replacement elementary

Oct. 30, 2023
The district is building a new facility after deciding not to reopen Robb Elementary, where 19 students and two teachers were shot to death in May 2022.
Westlake Alpine

Alpine (Utah) board spends $12.9 million on possible site for new high school

Oct. 30, 2023
The district does not have funding in place to construct another high school, but building a campus on the 50-acre tract would relieve crowding in the western part of the district...