Courtesy of Barry Halkin, Halkin Mason Photography
From a landmark publishing company to a bustling combination of residential and biotech workspace, The Curtis Building is an adaptive reuse all-star. The conversion revives the 1910 headquarters with an emphasis on life sciences office space and labs. Four floors are dedicated to luxury apartments.
Renovation/Adaptive Reuse

Are Old Offices the Next Housing Solution?

Dec. 4, 2023
Underutilized offices are one opportunity to address the short supply of multifamily housing, especially in urban cores. Here are three reasons these properties could be ready...
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Renovation/Adaptive Reuse

Renovated Stockdale Community Center in Claremont Is the New Heart of The Webb Schools Campus

Sept. 22, 2023
Page & Turnbull restores a 90-year-old gymnasium into a beautiful and flexible new hub for students and faculty at The Webb Schools. Photos by Eric Staudenmaier
Courtesy of WindsorPatania
The XR Lab has a unique polished plaster exterior, including this feature wall with triangular mesh illuminated by uplighting.
Renovation/Adaptive Reuse

Peek Inside an Immersive Learning Lab for Virtual Reality

Sept. 18, 2023
The Extended Reality Lab is the classroom of the future. Learn what it took to build it.
Courtesy of Arbor Park School District 145
After: Arbor Park Middle School’s computer lab became the new Microsoft Dock Lab thanks to paint, a partial replacement of the floor tile with colored carpet tile and a partial replacement of the ceiling with clear Ceilume ceiling panels. Students can plug their tablets into a bigger screen with a keyboard and mouse or simply sit on the floor and use the tablet by itself.

DIY on a Dime: Affordable School Makeovers

Sept. 15, 2023
This enterprising Illinois school administrator found creative solutions to revamp dated facilities. Here’s how he did it.
Courtesy of Justin Miers
Francis Tuttle’s Danforth Campus features clerestory windows that illuminate the rotunda. Classrooms have views of the surrounding landscape, with windows in and adjacent to the various learning spaces.
New Construction

Innovative Design of Francis Tuttle Technology Center Defies Education Conventions

Sept. 1, 2023
Discover how Bockus Payne's visionary architecture creates a captivating learning environment at the Francis Tuttle Technology Center. From immersive spaces to natural lighting...
Courtesy of Kristi Klemens/KLK Photography and Edwards LifeSciences
Edwards LifeSciences invested in its outdoor spaces to create a residential feel for employees to enjoy the Southern California weather. Outdoor and rooftop areas like this one are a popular amenity.
Case Studies

Destination Office: What Returning to the Workplace Looks Like IRL

Aug. 25, 2023
An anecdotal look at how companies are encouraging employees back to the office, what’s working and what employees need from their office today.