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Sense of Place

ONCE CRAMPED FOR SPACE AND housed in five separate buildings, the School of Architecture at Woodbury University (Calif.) now has both a dramatic anchor and room to grow.

--Function: A 19,000-square-foot new facility for the School of Architecture houses studios, critique spaces, support spaces, and a multipurpose room.

A 34,560-SQUARE-FOOT ADDITION to the School of Law building at Texas Tech University in Lubbock brings the law school community?and community at large?closer together.

--FUNCTION: A high-tech courtroom and large auditorium/classroom are the major components of the Mark and Becky Lanier Professional Development Center.

LOCATED IN THE ACADEMIC heart of campus, this facility is a conversation starter in which conversations are started.

--FUNCTION: Coffeehouse, café, and meeting place

Bringing new life to a 1950s-era theater involves addressing everything from stage size and lighting and sound to temperature control and audience comfort.

<B>-FUNCTION</B>: Art, music, and theater facility-with studio, classroom, and performance space-for The Sarofim School of Fine Arts.

ALUMNI OF WESTMINSTER College, founded in 1875 and located in Salt Lake City, finally have a place on campus to call home.

FUNCTION: Alumni building with reception areas, conference rooms, offices, and a meeting room seating up to 100.

LOCATED ON THE CAPE COD CANAL, THE MASSACHUSETTS MARI-time Academy campus has spruced up its cadet dorms while making room for more students by adding floors to its existing complex.

WIDESPREAD HEALTH CONCERNS CALL FOR COLLABORATIVE RE-search lab buildings like this one at Duke.

- FUNCTION: First of 13 National Institutes of Health-funded Regional Biocontainment Laboratories, available to NIH-funded researchers from Duke and elsewhere.

05/2007

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