Franklin & Marshall College celebrated the completion of its Winter Visual Arts Building, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, with a virtual event where professor Kostis Kourelis said “our new building is itself a philosophical machine.”
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver-certified Christine E. Lynn University Center creates a warm, welcoming place for students to gather within the 47-ha (115-acre) campus in Boca Raton, Florida. Gensler’s Tampa-based team selected acoustic stone wool panels, metallic suspension system, and ceiling perimeter trim for a complete ceiling solution to meet the project’s aesthetic, performance, and sustainable design goals.
Located at the center of the California Polytechnic State University campus in San Luis Obispo, California, the new William and Linda Frost Center for Research and Innovation aims to be the first interdisciplinary building on campus dedicated to undergraduate students who engage in faculty-mentored research each year and work side-by-side with professors.
Designed by SmithGroup, the first academic building for Virginia Tech’s Innovation Campus in Alexandria, Virginia, features a design centered on the principles of sustainability, health and wellness, green and social spaces, accessibility, connectivity, flexibility, and integrated technology.