Monday, July 25, 2011

College Design | Bornhuetter Hall | The College of Wooster | Ohio | LTL Architects

The design for Bornhuetter Hall enriches the academic experience of this liberal arts college by providing a balance between private spaces for study and public gathering areas for communal discussion. In order to ensure that each hall fosters a sense of community (25-30 students per hall), the building is made of two separate wings linked by an outdoor courtyard. The courtyard, complete with cantilevered study nooks, is the heart of the building, providing a social center, a place of gathering and a means to pass through the building to the park behind. While producing a contemporary environment for students, the building engages through its material and forms the existing campus architecture...........more
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