Could an Old Factory Be Your College's Next Building?

Reusing existing structures can save millions and maximize sustainability

Courtesy of U. of California at Berkeley

A former printing plant at the U. of California at Berkeley will be renovated and expanded to house the university art museum, saving some $48-million.
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Brown University was looking for architects to design an $80-million home for its Warren Alpert Medical School when the economy imploded two years ago, forcing campus officials to rethink their plans. Instead of putting up a new building on an empty...

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