As part of our practice, B&D professionals produce and publish white papers, speak at industry conferences, and continually perform in-house research. Our Research & Methods team continually acquires and disseminates the most current and usable data on the facility types in which we specialize, which helps our clients achieve their project goals and enhances our methodologies.
December 1, 2016
Recycling Surplus Schools
March 9, 2016
Back to School of the Future: A Look at 21st Century Learning
August 6, 2015
Taking the First Steps Into 21st Century Learning
May 14, 2015
Technology Ambassadors: One-to-One Programs’ Success Requires Teacher Buy-in and Training
April 1, 2015
Nation’s Capital Leads in Sustainability
October 28, 2014
Modernizing Washington DC Schools and Its Measurable Effect on Learning
October 1, 2014
New Performance Spaces for Older Schools
April 1, 2014
The Case for 21st-Century Schools
April 1, 2014
Trends in Green: Dunbar High School
March 1, 2014
Crucial Phases in School Modernizations
September 17, 2013
Finding Certainty in Uncertain Times: Using Strategic Planning & Implementation to Maximize Capital Investment
February 1, 2013
Where Schools Are Change Agents
July 16, 2012
Reconceptualizing Design-Build for More Efficient Budgeting and Scheduling
January 1, 2011
Owner’s Perspective: Two Questions Every Owner Must Answer for Their LEED Project; Owner's Representative’s Perspective: What LEED Credits Are Right for You?
August 1, 2001
A Modest Proposal
September 1, 2015
What Have You Done to the Library?
Presented by Rachel Lynn, John Davids, and Lauren Villaluz at the 2015 St. Clair County Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA) 21st Century Learning Symposium.
June 23, 2015
Panel Discussion — CIP 2.0: Re-engineering Capital Improvement Programs
Moderated by Greg Smith at the 2015 CEFPI Summer Conference.
April 27, 2015
Engaging the Community for a Successful School Project
Presented by Ann Drummie and Michael Quadrino at the 2015 CEFPI Conference.
April 14, 2014
The Power of Engagement in the Planning Process
Presented by Beth Penfield and Julie Williams at the 2014 CEFPI Annual Conference.
March 4, 2014
How an Integrated Team Approach Saved Jefferson-Houston
Presented by Jay Brinson, John Montemayor, and Bob Moje at the 2014 VEFP Annual Conference.
September 25, 2013
Transforming a Diamond in the Rough
Presented by Beth Penfield, Kerric Baird, Christoffer A. Graae, and Alexander Wilson at the 2013 DesignDC Conference.
June 3, 2013
Panel Discussion: "Education Built to Last" Facilities Best Practices
Panel participant: Beth Penfield at the 2013 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Tour Listening Session.
April 18, 2013
Finding Certainty in Uncertain Times: Using Strategic Planning to Maximize Capital Investment
Presented by Rachel Lynn and Hakim Chambers at the 2013 CEFPI Northeast Regional Conference.
February 23, 2013
Lessons from a Green Ribbon School: Integrating Sustainability and Education
Presented by Beth Penfield and Sean O'Donnell at the 2013 Green Schools National Conference.
October 30, 2012
Hiring Small Businesses for Large-Scale Projects
Presented by Marcus Huff and Kimberly Dokes at the 2012 National Organization of Minority Architects Conference.
September 22, 2012
Made in Detroit
Presented by Chris Dunlavey, Robert Bobb, and Ed Schmidt at the 2012 CEFPI World Congress on Educational Environments.
April 23, 2012
Getting Students to Work, for a Living
Presented by Rachel Lynn, Marcus Huff, Ed Schmidt, and Kimberly-Ann Valliere at the 2012 National School Boards Association Annual Conference.
March 30, 2012
Rebuilding the Urban School District: Using Program Management to Achieve Success
Presented by Chris Dunlavey and Rachel Lynn at the 2012 CEFPI Northeast Region Conference.
May 1, 2011
Public Schools: Reclaiming Innovation Through Adaptive Reuse
Presented by Chris Dunlavey, Beth Penfield, Gerard Heiber, Kerric T. Baird, and Anthony DeGuzman at the 2011 USGBC Government Summit.
September 20, 2010
2010 CEFPI Conference Workshop with Marcus Huff
March 16, 2010
Enhancing the Image of Institutions: How Will It Drive Long-term Facility Management?
Presented by Chris Dunlavey, Philip Artin, and Michelle Honey at the 2010 NFMT Conference.
September 26, 2009
Taming the Trend: How to Strategically Green Your Schools
Presented by Will Mangrum and Beth Penfield at the 2009 CEFPI Conference.
August 22, 2009
Greening DC's Public Schools
Presented by Beth Penfield at the 2009 DesignDC Conference.
October 1, 2008
Engaging Your Board Members in Facility Planning and Renovation Projects
Presented by Will Mangrum and Danielle Peterson at the 2008 CEFPI World Conference & Expo.
December 8, 2007
Green Sports: Can Athletic Fields Reflect Sustainable Design?
Presented by Sanath Kalidas and Bill Mykins at the 2007 Green California Schools Summit & Exposition.
December 8, 2007
Green FF&E: Selecting Sustainable Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E)
Presented by Sanath Kalidas at the 2007 Green California Schools Summit & Exposition.