Keeping up with the daily operations and maintenance costs of aging buildings and infrastructure is an ongoing challenge for many districts. In this paper we address common issues found in older academic buildings and identify ways to plan for and solve these issues in a way that improves building infrastructure, lowers operating costs, and mitigates financial loss.
Research facilities must balance the highly technical requirements of operation with the flexibility of practical adaptation. Whether a client wishes to attract researchers, encourage innovation, perform sophisticated procedures, or develop new products, Elevar has the unique knowledge-base to design the most advanced scientific facilities.
The High School has launched its largest public capital campaign in its history for the planned renovations of several spaces.
The success of any community engagement is measured by the tangible impact the results have on the community over time. We are expert facilitators and community engagement leaders for school districts, universities, and other clients.
With the COVID19 pandemic affecting how schools operate in 2020, we take a deep look into how Districts and their administrators can proactively plan so that students and staff can safely return to the classroom.
Our tailored engagement process results in authentic discovery of our clients’ needs and unique solutions that fit those needs.
We work as an advocate for Universities to provide facilities to enrich the learners and employees of tomorrow.
We know that learning occurs both in and outside of the classroom. Each space within a school has the potential to engage students in a thoughtful dialogue with their environment.
Research facilities must balance the highly technical requirements of operation with the flexibility of practical adaptation. Having completed the design and renovation of more than 800 labs, we understand the complex requirements of these spaces.
The Art Academy of Cincinnati is planning a major expansion meant to raise its visibility, house new high-tech programs in film and animation, and serve as a working and teaching space for Cincinnati’s design and marketing community.
Elevar and Turner Construction worked together on this $99 million design-build education project. As covered in the 2017 OSBA Journal, read more about our work on West Clermont High School.