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.
Are Your Classrooms’ Architectural Designs Too Old School?
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.
Board of Education approves design schematics for $13.3 million MCHS Renovation
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.
Jennings Creek Elementary, WCPS recognized for efficient energy use
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.
Reading, Writing & Renovating
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.
UK Law ‘Raising the Bar’ With $56 Million Building Project
September 7, 2017
The University of Kentucky College of Law began a new chapter with a ceremonial groundbreaking this morning on Mandrell Hall's front lawn, across the street from the Law Building, now undergoing construction.
Floyd Co. past and present school leaders, community officials dedicate new high school athletic complex, named for the school board member’s family foundation that helped fund it
August 30, 2017
Current and former Floyd County School District officials joined local government officials and state representatives for the dedication of the Floyd Central High School athletic complex on Aug. 25.
ADUC renovation and expansion half way complete
August 29, 2017
The Adron Doran University Center renovation and expansion on the campus of Morehead State University is now 54 percent complete. The $49.5 million project broke ground one year ago on Aug. 26., 2016. The construction will add 75,000 square feet and renovate almost every area of the existing structure.


Congratulations on moving forward on this next phase of the high school!New BCHS Athletic Complex drawings. Complex scheduled to be completed sometime in 2020. The completion date is late July or early August. ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations on moving forward on this next phase of the high school!


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