Facilities: Rec Center
Facility Operators Benefit from National Move Toward Uniform Building, Life-Safety Codes
by Andrew Cohen April 2010
Owners of new and renovated facilities are benefitting from a national move toward uniform building and life-safety codes.
Lawsuit Shows Why College Recreation Centers Need Risk Management Plan
by John T. Wolohan April 2010
A fitness center injury lawsuit illustrates the importance of a proper risk management plan.
Hybrid Student Centers House Multiple Campus Functions
by Paul Steinbach March 2010
By combining multiple student life functions under one roof, even small colleges can create campus buzz.
Who Cares What Building Was the First to Receive LEED Certification?
by Andrew Cohen February 2010
What was the first building to achieve LEED certification? Who cares?
New Projects: Columbus State University; University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
by Nicholas Brown December 2009
A roundup of groundbreakings and grand openings.
Hard-as-Concrete Vinyl Composition Tile Still Exists in Gymnasiums, Rec Centers
by Michael Popke November 2009
Hard-as-concrete vinyl composition tile still exists in gymnasiums and rec centers, but a proposed new ASTM standard could change that.
Student Health, Student Rec Compatible Under One Campus-Wellness Roof
by Jack Patton November 2009
More schools are realizing that student health and student recreation can be compatible cohabitants under one campus-wellness roof.
Facility of Merit Judging - Second Day
by Andrew Cohen September 2009
Dateline Chicago - A very hard-working group of panelists this year, the first in my 19 years of involvement in the Facility of Merit judging to require pushing back our dinner reservation to 9 p.m. They've lent credence to this photo, which an architect friend sent me years ago:
Local YMCAs Enjoy Operational Autonomy, But National Y Determines Financial Viability
by Andrew Cohen July 2009
Local YMCAs enjoy operational autonomy, but the national Y ultimately determines financial viability.
Sports and Recreation Facilities Remain a Challenge for Proponents of Sustainable Design
by Andrew Cohen June 2009
The good intentions of architects and clients have gotten even better, but sports and recreation facilities remain a challenge for proponents of sustainable design.