Wednesday, 28 July 2010
The Lovett School’s Portman Middle School in Atlanta has received LEED Gold certification from the US Green Building Council in recognition of the school’s highly sustainable design and construction.
The project’s highly sustainable attributes include a green roof, which features an outdoor classroom and demonstration garden for water harvesting; a water collection and recycling program; the use of rapidly renewable materials; the recycling of construction waste; and a “Building Dashboard.” In addition to its LEED Gold certification, the project has earned an Energy Star rating from the US Environmental Protection Agency and ...[more]
Thursday, 22 April 2010
Lovett Magazine, Spring 2010
A cover story in the Spring 2010 of Lovett magazine, the Atlanta school’s publication for alumni, parents, and friends of the school, celebrates the new Portman Family Middle School.
The school was dedicated in the fall of 2009.
Wednesday, 18 November 2009
ATLANTA, GA – The Portman Family Middle School was dedicated at The Lovett School today in a ceremony that drew attention to the school’s commitment to environmental stewardship. From the building’s design and operations to its students’ curriculum, sustainability is integrated throughout the 75,000 s.f. school, which opened for classes in September.
The facility provides sixth through eighth grade students with a technology-rich learning environment, including science labs, a computer lab, art and drama studios, collaborative study rooms, and a 500-seat multi-purpose room.
The school’s garden roof is an interactive learning space, with native plantings ...[more]
Friday, 15 February 2008
ATLANTA, GA – The Lovett School’s new technology-rich Middle School will embody the School’s commitment to sustainability, as detailed in an article just published in Lovett Magazine (below).
The School is designed so that its sustainable features, which include a green roof watered by harvested rainwater, can serve as outdoor classrooms and laboratories for students. Shepley Bulfinch and the Lovett School are pursuing LEED certification for the project.
Construction on this 75,000 sf School is scheduled to begin in June 2008, with plans for completion by the start of the 2009-2010 academic year.
Tuesday, 2 May 2006
BOSTON, MA – Shepley Bulfinch has been selected by The Lovett School to create an updated master plan; provide programming and conceptual design for all competitive sports, physical education and recreational activities on campus; and provide programming and conceptual design for a new Middle School.
The master planning team includes Jonathan Ross, AIA, Principal in Charge; Alexander Howe, AIA, Principal for Design; and Jeanne Carey, AIA, Project Manager.
Shepley Bulfinch also designed The Lovett School Lower School and Upper School.
The Lovett School is an independent, co-education school with 1,550 students in Grades K through 12. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the school was founded in 1926.
Friday, 25 February 2011
Eckstein Hall, the new home to Marquette University’s Law School, has received LEED Silver certification from the US Green Building Council just months after the building’s completion.
Marquette and the project team were committed to constructing an energy-efficient building and receiving LEED certification.
“As we began the process of designing Eckstein Hall, our first priority was to build a facility that would enable us to provide an exceptional legal education,” said Joseph D. Kearney, dean of the Law School. “But as we began talking to alumni, students, and others, it ...[more]
Thursday, 16 December 2010
Shepley Bulfinch has maintained its strong ranking among top architecture firms in the US, in the results of the Giants 300 survey published in Building Design + Construction magazine this month. The firm was ranked 29th overall, and 29th and 54th respectively in education and healthcare design. The survey also gave a nod to Shepley’s environmental commitment, ranking the firm among the country’s top 100 green design firms for the third consecutive year.
The firm’s sustainable projects in the past year include McClay Library at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland, which ...[more]
Wednesday, 29 September 2010
Milwaukee, WI – Eckstein Hall, the new home of Marquette University Law School, was dedicated in a September 8 ceremony. US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia gave the keynote address to 1,500 assembled guests, including all seven members of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Other speakers included Wisconsin Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson and Marquette President Fr. Robert Wild. In his remarks, Fr. Wild said, “The architecture is splendid; the facilities rise above even our most hopeful expectations, and most important, the many wonderful features of this building will ...[more]