College Planning & Management

JUN 2013

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education design showcase • colleges & universities HONOR ABLE M E N TION o u ts ta n d i n g d es i g n + a rc h i t e c t u r e i n ed u c at i o n Capital University BridgE oF lEarning lEcturE Hall rEnovation T his circa-1950 traditional sloPed-floor lecture hall no longer met the needs of today's higher education learning environments. The space was infexible and lacked current technology. The project vision centered on creating a learning environment that was fexible, technology-rich and that evoked the university's brand. Just prior to construction, it was decided to add yet another desired function for the space — a place to conduct board of trustees meetings and other conferences. The renovated 125-seat lecture hall includes both fxed and moveable seating, via the use of a partially sloped foor with the front half located on a single level, allowing the space to adapt to varying section sizes and formats. Groups of varying sizes can be accommodated in moveable rows, a conference or seminar layout and utilizing the front half of the room independently. The enlivened space includes upgraded lighting and fnishes that support Capital University's brand as well as providing an atmosphere for both classroom and formal presentation settings. The space is now highly used, and serves as a showpiece for the university. EDS 13 ArCHITECT bHDp architecture JENNIFER FULLER, RA 614.486.1960 prOjECT INfOrMATION CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR COMPLETION DATE Beth Anne Carman Aug. 2011 GROSS AREA PER STUDENT SITE SIzE 1,700 sq. ft. 13 sq. ft. N/A CURRENT ENROLLMENT 3,584 students CAPACITY 125 students COST PER STUDENT COST PER Sq. FT. TOTAL COST $3,656 $269 $457,000 WWW.EDUCATIONDESIGNSHOWCASE.COm E15

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