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Winds of Change
December 13, 2018
After Jan. 1, 2019, KBC will require all new schools to incorporate a tornado storm shelter. Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects has continued to conduct research and gather pertinent data with the help of the Department of Housing, Building & Construction and the Kentucky Department of Education. As a follow-up to our “The Coming Storm” article, we wanted to provide a few key points on how to meet the storm shelter requirements.
The Kentucky Building Code, and The Coming Storm
October 4, 2018
Beginning January 1, 2019, Kentucky Building Code will require all new schools to incorporate a tornado storm shelter within the facility. Sherman Carter Barnhart is meeting the design challenges that will ultimately impact school projects by evaluating different building systems, including Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF).
Board Reviews New Lone Oak Middle School, Garage Plans
September 19, 2018
McCracken County board held a workshop Monday morning with Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects to discuss the needs of the new Lone Oak Middle School and bus garage.
Living Building Chronicle
September 19, 2018
In 2010, Warren County Schools, in Bowling Green KY, opened Richardsville Elementary, the first verified Net Zero Public School in the nation. Designed by Sherman Carter Barnhart, Richardsville Elementary since that time has consistently operated at an annual energy consumption of 18.2 EUI, a 75% reduction compared to the average school in Climate Zone 4.
University of Louisville’s campus evolution ‘has sparked a lot of pride’
August 24, 2018
With four major projects to open within two months of each other, is something the University of Louisville never could have imagined thirty years ago. It sends a message that the University of Louisville continues to thrive and excel as an academic institution.
Jennings Creek Elementary Opens
August 6, 2018
When Jennings Creek Elementary School opens its doors, students will enter the district’s second energy-independent school and the first in the state to integrate computer coding from kindergarten through sixth grade, district officials said.
Meade County College & Career Center
August 6, 2018
Working closely with Meade County District staff, local and regional industry, as well as the Elizabethtown Community & Technical College faculty, Sherman Carter Barnhart provided an innovative design solution to support 30 career and college pathways, allowing students to earn college credit and/or industry certification. It's also sustainable-net zero emerging, with a 50 Kw solar array on the roof.
KYs Next Net Zero School Opens August 5th
August 2, 2018
By designing net zero schools, we can cut energy costs by as much as 75%, preserving teachers’ jobs, allowing a district to invest the dollars saved on energy bills directly back into educating its students. Over a 20-year span, Jennings Creek Elementary will save approximately $3.7 million in energy costs!
Can Intentional Student Housing Design Lead to Better Learning and a Sense of Community on Campus?
July 25, 2018
Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects prides itself on developing architectural solutions for student housing that demonstrate an understanding of how building designs influence and enhance a student’s collegiate experience.
Bigger and Better Student Center to Open This Fall at Morehead
July 17, 2018
Sherman Carter Barnhart worked with Morehead State University to design the renovation of its Adron Doran University Center, the hub of student activity on this vibrant campus. ADUC is almost finished! Students, faculty and staff should see the finished project this fall.
SCB principal will take part in school safety panel
July 10, 2018
Kevin Cheek, Assoc AIA, A4LE Educational Planner, will be part of a panel at the KSBA Summer Leadership Institute discussing School Facilities Safety. The session, which includes a 90-minute panel discussion, is on Saturday July 14 at 1:15 at the Marriott Griffin Gate, Salon C.
“Level Up” Your School Safety Design
July 6, 2018
With each new school year, we are keenly aware that our schools must address school safety with a pro-active approach that continues to “Level Up” our strategies for creating safe and secure learning environments for our children.


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What an awesome undertaking by the KY Steam Heritage. We encourage you to attend the meeting and have an opportunity to learn more about this project, the grant, and ask questions.The Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation will hold a public meeting on January 18, 2019, at 9:00 am at 499 Kirkland Avenue, Irvine, Kentucky, as part of the application for Environmental Protection Agency Cleanup grant for the Kentucky Rail Heritage Center (KRHC). The reference number for this grant opportunity is EPA-OLEM-OBLR-18-07. The purpose of the public hearing is to give the community an opportunity to learn more about this project, ask questions, learn how grant dollars are being used to revitalize KRHC, and to make comments about the grant application and the Analysis of Brownfield Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) document. A copy of the grant draft proposal and draft of the ABCA will be available for viewing. The public will have an opportunity to verbally comment on the drafts. Comments will be captured in meeting minutes by Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation staff. The drafts will be located at the Kentucky Steam Heritage Office - 499 Kirkland Avenue, Irvine, Kentucky by January 18, 2019. For those unable to attend the January 18th public hearing, you can submit written comments to info@kentuckysteam.org To learn more about the project, visit www.kentuckysteam.org/krh ... See MoreSee Less

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What an awesome undertaking by the KY Steam Heritage. We encourage you to attend the meeting and have an opportunity to learn more about this project, the grant, and ask questions.

A good campus plan recognizes every opportunity and provides a road map to accomplish goals. Community impact. Vehicular and pedestrian circulation. Campus identity using good wayfinding techniques and signage. Sherman Carter Barnhart is proud to highlight here three such land use projects: Kentucky Christian University, St. Francis and John Parish (Georgetown Cardome Property) and Asbury University. (Watch our page this week for highlights from other SCB projects) ... See MoreSee Less

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A good campus plan recognizes every opportunity and provides a road map to accomplish goals. Community impact. Vehicular and pedestrian circulation. Campus identity using good wayfinding techniques and signage. Sherman Carter Barnhart is proud to highlight here three such land use projects: Kentucky Christian University, St. Francis and John Parish (Georgetown Cardome Property) and Asbury University. (Watch our page this week for highlights from other SCB projects)

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Winds of Change
After Jan. 1, 2019, KBC will require all new schools to incorporate a tornado storm shelter. Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects ha...
The Kentucky Building Code, a...
Beginning January 1, 2019, Kentucky Building Code will require all new schools to incorporate a tornado storm shelter within the f...
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