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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
February 1, 2018
Ask any educator and they will tell you that statistics show most students’ grades drop during the middle school years. Professionals studying the phenomenon attribute it to the difficult social adjustments that come with the transition from childhood into young adulthood.
November 21, 2017
The Marshall County Board of Education has approved design schematics to present to the Kentucky Department of Education in a planned renovation project at Marshall County High School.
November 7, 2017
When students begin classes at the new Jennings Creek Elementary School next fall, they’ll walk into a facility that uses a fraction of the energy of a typical school. On Friday, the school stood as an example for concrete industry representatives.
October 2, 2017
Most renovations require more than 12 weeks during a summer and require “construction and instruction” occurring simultaneously. Barricades to separate construction zones from the school community, reviewed by the local building inspector, are a must since all life safety systems, such as fire and sprinkler, need to be maintained during the construction phase.