A Rising Tide
Presented by Keri VanSant, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C
Neighborhood Revitalization Activities – Village of Rockford, Ohio
Presented by Fanning Howey at the Ohio Conference of Community Development Annual Meeting
See how the Village of Rockford, Ohio, leveraged a Community Development Block Grant, along with other public and private funding sources, to complete a $2 million infrastructure improvement program. Fanning Howey provided funding assistance, civil engineering, and construction oversight services.
Future Space: The Changing Shape of Libraries
Presented by James R. Mumby, AIA, LEED AP and Dwayne Henderson, RCDD, Computers in Libraries Conference, Arlington, VA
Public libraries are at a crossroads. This presentation examines the changing needs of libraries. It outlines technology's emerging role in the planning process and the implications for libraries that are looking for maximum flexibility and adaptability.
Safe From All Sides
Presented by Ed Schmidt, AIA, and Robin O'Hara, School Safety & Security Workshop
Ed Schmidt and Robin O'Hara examine the unique security challenges posed by the renovation and expansion of Phelps Architecture, Construction and Engineering High School, which is located in an area with significant gang activity. The presentation examines the history of security issues in the area and shows how CPTED and other design strategies created a secure learning environment for Phelps students.
MAPSA Charter Prep Technical Assistance Training Program - Operations
Presented by Fanning Howey, Plante Moran CRESA, and Clark Hill PLC
This primer for prospective charter schools covers a wide range of topics, including everything from the basics of educational facility planning to the intricacies of real estate acquisition.
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Energize Your Operational Cost Savings!
Presented by Terry Liette, PE, LEED AP BD+C, and Ian Hadden, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Michigan School Boards Association Annual Conference
Terry and Ian outline a step-by-step approach to evaluating energy usage, identifying a clear plan of action, and implementing an effective strategy for reducing operating costs. The presentation also shows how low-cost or no-cost initiatives can have a big impact on a school district's bottom line.
LEED for Schools: How to Achieve Certification in an Existing Building
Presented by Ed Schmidt, AIA, and George Kacan, AIA, REFP, LEED AP, Virginia Educational Facility Planners Annual Conference
Ed Schmidt and George Kacan discuss strategies for achieving LEED for Schools certification in an existing building. They examine best practices and discuss the success of the Phelps Architecture, Construction and Engineering High School, which involved the renovation and expansion of a historic building.
Architecture and Design in Consideration of Green/Sustainability
Presented by Michael E. Hall, AIA, REFP, LEED AP, 21st Century School Symposium - Columbia, South Carolina
Michael Hall provides a template for implementing practical and impactful sustainable guidelines. The key? Identify strategies that both enhance sustainability and maximize educational outcomes.
Performance Contracting: Investing and Payback
Presented by George M. Kacan, AIA, REFP, LEED AP, and Bruce Hobby, Associate AIA, Virginia Educational Facility Planners Annual Conference - Roanoke, Virginia
Case studies from Prince George's County Public Schools in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, and Bishop O'Connell High School in Arlington, Virginia, highlight the potential benefits of performance contracting.
Sustainability is Key to High Performance School Design
Presented by Terrance R. Liette, PE, LEED AP, Bruce T. Runyon, AIA, LEED AP, and Michael E. Hall, AIA, REFP, LEED AP, Buckeye Association of School Administrators Mini-Series Conference - Columbus, Ohio
Every school district faces two main issues: No Child Left Behind and rising operating costs. Terry, Bruce, and Michael show how to address these issues simultaneously through sustainable design.
Technology & Its Impact on Building Schools for the Future
Presented by Terrance R. Liette, PE, LEED AP, and George M. Kacan, AIA, REFP, LEED AP, Association of School Business Officials Annual Conference - Toronto, Canada
This glimpse into the future of school design imagines technology-rich environments that include everything from virtual classrooms to biometric security systems.
The DC Schools Facility Master Plan: From Community to Construction
Presented by Edwin R. Schmidt, AIA, and Kimberly-Ann Valliere, CPSM, Virginia Educational Facility Planners Annual Conference - Roanoke, Virginia
This case study traces the evolution of the District of Columbia Public Schools' 2006 Master Facilities Plan. It examines data collection techniques, communication plans, planning principles, and community engagement sessions that helped the district establish a breakthrough Capital Improvement Program.
The Schools as a Community Building
Presented by John G. Willi, AIA, REFP, LEED AP (with Jeff Weaver from Medina City Schools), School Building & Expo Conference - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
This examination of three successful school/community partnerships shows the benefits and possibilities of shared-use facilities.