Case Study Articles

This regular feature provides an in-depth look at a major renovation or new construction project from the point of view of the facility manager.

04092012-  Students enjoy a spring day in front of the library.

LEED Case Study: To Sustain And Support

At Seattle University, another LEED Gold facility boosts the campus green quotient. From the October 2013... ...Read More...

The marble in the lobby and bathtubs in the guestrooms are two interior elements reused for the new hotel. (Photo: University of WI Oshkosh Foundation.)

Hotel Case Study: At Your Service

On the banks of Fox River in Oshkosh, WI, a new Best Western Premier delivers business and pleasure. From the September 2013... ...Read More...

Photo: Finn O'Hara/Getty Images

Manufacturing Case Study: At A Swift Pace

A manufacturing plant in Welland, Ontario was renovated and expanded to deliver timely production. From the August 2013... ...Read More...

Construction of this new facility was completely supported by state funds that were earmarked to be used only for construction, equipment, and furniture for the building. (Photo: Mt. San Jacinto College.)

Higher Education Case Study: Future Proof

A new complex on a community college campus in Menifee, CA was built to last. From the July 2013... ...Read More...

Corporate Headquarters Case Study: Target Market

In Cambridge, MA, the headquarters of Forrester Research exudes a creative vibe. From the June 2013... ...Read More...

The Louis & Peaches Owen Heart Hospital (LPOHH), located on the campus of Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler, TX, opened for patient care in December 2012. (Photos: courtesy of WHR Architects; ©Aker Imaging, Houston, TX)

Hospital Case Study: Healthy Focus

The design of a new heart hospital in Tyler, TX zeroes in on operations that support patient care. From the May 2013 issue.... ...Read More...

The largest and most recently completed facility on the Department of Veterans Affairs campus in Biloxi, MS, the clinical addition was designed with the architectural character of existing buildings in mind.

Government Case Study: Stand Firm

In Biloxi, MS, a consolidation project for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs nears completion. From the April 2013... ...Read More...

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Senior Living Case Study: A Vibrant Connection

A retirement community in North Andover, MA makes changes inside and out that benefit occupants and... ...Read More...

Photo credit: Lord, Aeck & Sargent

LEED Case Study: Front And Center

A LEED Gold residence hall at North Carolina Central University Provides much needed housing, improves operations, and enhances student life, and... ...Read More...

Located on the top floors of the hotel, the Presidential Suites afford guests views of the New Orleans skyline.

Hotel Case Study: A Welcome Return

Hit by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the recently reopened Hyatt Regency New Orleans—revamped and reconfigured—provides a place for both business and... ...Read More...