Construction Watch: Miami University in Ohio to build new health sciences building

The $96 million facility will help meet demand for health care jobs, says Miami U President Greg Crawford

The board of trustees of Miami University has authorized a contract for a new $96 million health sciences building on the Oxford, Ohio, campus. The move will help meet growing demand for health care jobs, says Miami U President Greg Crawford. Read more.

In other construction news:

Construction on Orange Coast College’s new Professional Mariner Training Center is now underway following a groundbreaking ceremony in Costa Mesa, California. The new facility will connect to the marine program’s sailing and rowing base at Newport Harbor—just across the street—by a skyway bridge over West Coast Highway. Read more.

For a time, Josep LluÁ­s Sert’s brawny buildings defined modern Boston. Sert (1902–1983) held the deanship at Harvard Graduate School of Design from 1953 to 1969 and also maintained an independent practice, Sert, Jackson & Associates. But his buildings have taken some getting used to, and many, including those on local higher ed campuses, have been recently upgraded. Read more.



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