The intrinsic challenge of this project was integrating a new Learning Commons that responds to the 21st century student while keeping the context of a restored 1923 historic library.
The original bookstore has been demolished and the new 7 story new residence hall has significantly reduced the number of freshmen who are “tripled” each fall, plus introduce additional support services to this side of campus.
This adaptive reuse of a former PECO Building provides contemporary classrooms, makerspaces and support spaces utilizing a combination of grant money and capital reserve funds.
The 12,050 gsf Inclinator was designed to maximize its Downtown exposure with a large glass facade.
Harrisburg University partnered with Harrisburg City School District for a Math and Science Magnet School.
The Room to Grow project renovated the entire school, but the Heart of the project is the new 25,538 gsf Athletic & Recreation Complex reflecting the importance of health and wellness in education.
The foyer adjacent to McCormick Auditorium and the Hallway leading to the band room were renovated and a new hallway connecting to the music wing was constructed.
The Academy’s 4,600 gsf Science Suites were renovated and 5 new labs were incorporated due to teaching pedagogy changes.
Complete architectural design for all the interior furnishings and finishes was introduced into the 60 year “Williamsburg” style facility.