Portfolio Category: Higher Education

Loyola / Notre Dame Library

The $19.6 million redevelopment of the four-level library involved a comprehensive interior renovation, facility-wide technology systems retrofit and the integration of new program functions. A 26,000 SF, three-story spandrel glass curtainwall expansion attracts students from both campuses and provides spaces for gathering informally to multi-seat computer portal anchored "pods", and for large-scale gatherings. Stack space…
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Homewood Campus

To help Johns Hopkins University bring its vintage building stock into full ADA compliance, PBA assessed existing conditions and documented feasibility, design, phasing plans, and budgets. Implementation is complete or underway for improvements to seventeen buildings including Garland Hall, Sealy Mudd Hall, Remsen Hall, Eisenhower Library, Krieger Hall, Gilman Hall, Jenkins Hall, Shriver Hall, Shaffer…
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Health Sciences Library

Designed in a joint venture with RMJM (formerly Hillier Group), the new library is a signature building for Howard University and forms the basis of a new campus gateway and quadrangle. Rotundas, cupolas, colonnades, and a vaulted roofline, the library’s massing is arranged to read as a series of buildings. All information-based systems, print, multimedia,…
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Bethune Residence Hall

For location on the southern slope of its historic urban campus, the proposed Bethune Hall will house 312 undergraduate women. The narrow site permits the new signature residence hall to frame spectacular views looking toward the Capitol, downtown and north toward McMillan reservoir. The rectangular structure will complete the fourth side of an existing three-sided…
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Columbus Center

UMBI's Columbus Center of Marine Biotechnology, located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, houses marine biology laboratories, marine archaeology research facilities for aquaculture, marine environmental study, microbial and extremophile biotechnologies, functional genomics, and a multi-level exhibition center. The building contains research laboratories, administrative offices, an auditorium, multiple exhibition spaces and structured underground parking for 400 passenger cars.…
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Broadway Research Building

Dean Edward Miller, MD, calls the building “a modern manifestation of the Hopkins’ research imperative”. The firm was responsible for coordinating all engineering disciplines and full time construction administration for a complex, integrated network of wet lab research and education functions. This work was completed in association with the principal architects, Payette Associates of Boston.…
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Applied Physics Lab

The 10.7 acre Services Area Complex consists of two separate high-tech buildings involving extensive systems integration, including security/intrusion detection, redundant power systems, and campus infrastructure coordination. The Trades Building houses the Technical Services, Operations, Construction, General Maintenance, and Car Pool Departments. This new 63,230 SF, two-story building forms the operations backbone of the entire JHU-APL…
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