Maryland’s two travel plazas on I-95 are only one vote away from a $65 million do-over. In islands carved out of the north and southbound lanes of I-95 sit Maryland’s only two travel plazas offering fuel, food and restrooms. What they don’t offer is new, so now that is coming.
Construction has progressed on the John and Frances Angelos Law Center, which is on track to be the first completely LEED Platinum-certified law school building in the United States. Designed by Behnisch Architekten of Stuttgart, Germany and Boston, Mass., in partnership with Baltimore’s Ayers/Saint/Gross, the 190,000-square-foot building will unite classrooms, faculty offices, administrative space, clinics and the law library under a single roof for the first time in UB’s history.
Edward Kohls, a principal at Ayers Saint Gross, has been selected as a member of the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows. Fellows must be recommended by a current fellow and undergo an extensive audit of their careers. Only 2 percent of all architects in the United States are elected as AIA fellows.
Rancho Solano Private Schools (RSPS), the preeminent private school system in Phoenix and a member of the Meritas Family of Schools, has selected the site for its new state-of-the-art middle/high school campus in Scottsdale. To build out the new facility, RSPS partnered with Ayers Saint Gross, a nationally recognized architectural firm that specializes in campus and institutional projects.