Dining halls at university campuses nationwide are starting to evolve as students want healthier food choices and a more comfortable environment for lounging and socializing. With these considerations in mind, St. John’s University renovated its School of Law cafeteria in New York early last year.
Texas — The University of Texas Austin (UT Austin) campus is an historic site full of historic buildings. Though the original 40-acre campus has been expanded over the years, the university developed a well-intentioned master plan and building guidelines that would help preserve the character and integrity of its 1930s-era structures.
Wethersfield High School debuted a new gym, media center and music rooms earlier this year. The 23,740-square-foot addition of these new wings marked a milestone for the ongoing $85 million reconstruction project at the school, which aims to renovate the entire 249,970-square-foot building in addition to the new spaces.
New Orleans’ Benjamin Franklin High School, a selective charter school adjacent to the University of New Orleans, is known for its educational excellence and national ranking. However, the achievements of Franklin students are not limited to the classroom.
The Dallas office of Perkins+Will designed the University of Dallas (UD) business school’s new SB Hall with five overarching qualities in mind. The 45,575-square-foot facility needed to be UD branded, technology rich, bright and airy, welcoming and inviting, and sustainable — all of which encourage student connectivity.