ERDY McHENRY

ARCHITECTURE

HOLLY POINTE COMMONS

Client: University Student Living

Location: Glassboro, NJ

Date: 2016

Area: 302,900 sq. feet

Sustainability: N/A

 

Synopsis:

 

Erdy McHenry Architecture's design for Rowan University's Holly Pointe Commons includes two interconnected wings joined by study bridges floating above the ground level. The building is organized along a gradual curve establishing a formal campus oval at the terminus to the existing pedestrian campus greenway. Anchoring the western end of the site, a new 550-seat dining facility overlooks historic Abbot's Pond. The building will enhance the campus and community by providing 1400 beds, study areas, and laundry facilities.

 

The oval plan creates a new campus gateway to visitors approaching the University while enhancing student safety. Situated with a sensitivity towards the natural landscape, the new structure is surrounded by a rain garden serving as a visual / physical buffer and an environmentally sensitive approach to water management.

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