College Planning & Management

JUN 2013

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education design showcase • colleges & universities PROJECT OF DISTINCTION 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 Oral roberts University armand HammEr alumni-StudEnt cEntEr U niversity administrators envisioned the new student center as a place for food, fun and fellowship. A vibrant, youthful color palette and contemporary furnishings inside delineate activity zones including quiet spaces, pool tables and video game consoles, an Internet café and a mammoth 12-foot by 21-foot screen for viewing TV, movies or serious video game competitions. The second foor houses alumni relations and development offces, and provides a gathering space for alumni events. Our design intent was to create a nearly transparent structure with views of the Prayer Tower and Lake Evelyn — signifcant campus landmarks. We accomplished this with a blue glass "spine" down the center of the building as well as by encasing the majority of exterior walls in glass. The exterior features creamy imported porcelain tile and blue refective glass, a striking, modern combination that underscores a fresh new image for the university. The west- and south-facing exterior elevations feature a perforated metal screen wall that by day acts as a sunscreen and by night as a dramatic electronic LED light display. The south screen also serves as a backdrop for drive-in movies and 3D light shows, underscoring the building as a venue for entertainment. EDS 13 ArCHITECT KsQ architects MARK BRAGG 918.592.0622 prOjECT INfOrMATION CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR COMPLETION DATE Tim Philley Jan. 2013 GROSS AREA PER STUDENT SITE SIzE 28,000 sq. ft. 46 sq. ft. 2 acres CURRENT ENROLLMENT 3,335 students CAPACITY 600 students COST PER STUDENT COST PER Sq. FT. TOTAL COST $183,333 $393 $11,000,000 WWW.EDUCATIONDESIGNSHOWCASE.COm E17

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