December 26, 2007
Stanford Medical Center Designs UnveiledSchool District Looks at Geothermal Heating, Cooling
University architect David Lenox said a set of general design guidelines being drafted will maintain continuity of construction at four separate sites, each under the direction of a different architectural firm. To keep the 1.4 million-square-foot expansion of the main hospital and the 425,000-square-foot expansion at the children's hospital from seeming too formidable, architects will employ techniques such as terracing, staggering, curving long walls, and incorporating transparent glass walls
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A geothermal option being considered for three elementary schools would replace heating and ventilation systems that school officials said have become outdated. The project would include a combination of underground water and solar power to heat and cool the buildings. Each school would still retain a small boiler, which would be used to heat the building in extreme cold.
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Former Boys & Girls Club Building to House Technology Incubator
Gannon University’s $5 million renovation will house technology startup companies. Plans include a relocated entranceway with a dramatic glass covering; a swimming pool that will be covered with flooring; the pool itself used for storage; and the pool area, along with the gymnasium, divided into two levels.
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