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Rather than tear down a 1914 campus building, this historic structure was gutted and transformed into a 21st century classroom building.
Where there were once welding classes there are now laboratories, long distance learning classrooms, advising offices, and an internet cafe. This multi-disciplinary facility mixes the humanities with the sciences, creating a unique opportunity to foster dialogue between the disciplines by extending educational spaces into public spaces. The challenge of dealing with a historic structure created an opportunity to shape a unique educational environment where the university’s history is preserved and on display.
This article is part of our coverage of the 2011 CAE Educational Facility Design Award
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 June 2011 08:07|