A recent trend in academic construction is the shift from traditional classrooms to a focus on flexibility as campuses are reconfiguring and building new spaces that meet the often-changing needs of different areas of study. Through the pandemic, many institutions realized that traditional classrooms were less critical than lab and research spaces for in-person learning.
Originally built in 1840 and relocated from Connecticut in 1963, the Hamilton Chapel is a historic and iconic building that sits in the middle of the Belmont Hill School campus. The renovation of the historic Hamilton Chapel included the stabilization of the original post and beam building, significant MEP upgrades, new custom made pews, and
At Anonymous Hall, a newly renovated social and administrative hub on campus, students and faculty are able to enjoy a small café, student lounge, seminar space, computer lab, three conference rooms, and 32 new offices in what was formerly the college’s biomedical library. Anonymous Hall is named for alumni and friends who have quietly supported
On back-to-back days earlier this month, Endicott opened its doors to two of the college’s newest and most innovative buildings – the Ginger Judge Science Center Expansion and the Samuel Wax Academic Center. Located in the center of the idyllic, seaside campus, the near-simultaneous opening of these two buildings signifies just how fast the Endicott
For several years, innovation labs, maker-spaces, and other flexible learning spaces have sprouted up on academic campuses, fostering the trend of experiential and transdisciplinary learning. Having a space that is open-concept and adaptable gives schools the flexibility to meet the needs of their students and teachers without costly renovations. More importantly, this trend in education
The Weissman Foundry is Babson’s newest and most innovative academic center. The 10,000 square-foot contemporary structure is an open-door design studio inspiring transdisciplinary innovative collaboration between Babson, Olin and Wellesley students for the advancement of new or existing projects! It was made for the curious—the entrepreneurs, engineers, artists, and academics alike. Designed as an intentional
Over-enrolled and lacking beds, Endicott College turned to Windover to find a solution that would offer on-campus housing for their incoming freshman class. We had nine months to plan and execute before their needed occupancy date. The solution? Windover’s design-build team with partner, SV Design, Siemasko + Verbridge, developed plans for a 225-bed, modular residence hall