Indiana University School of Law

Indianapolis, Indiana

  • FIRM

    SmithGroup

  • CLIENT

    IU School of Law

  • AREA

    185,000 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $28,500,000.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    9/2001

Situated three blocks from the state capitol complex, the new Indiana University School of Law sits at a strategic corner, serving as a gateway and reflecting both the civic role of the legal system and the contemporary, high-quality character of the Indianapolis campus.

Designed as a resource for more than 800 law students, members of the bar, the state judiciary ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$154.00FEATURED IN2002 Architectural Portfolio the state legislature, the new facility houses a variety of spaces: classrooms, law library, moot court, mock trial rooms, clinical center, and student and office facilities. All of these spaces provide ideal environments for legal instruction, whether through the Socratic, case study, seminar or legal research methods.

The infrastructure supports instructional, communications and administrative use of hard copy, electronic and audiovisual/interactive research sources and materials throughout the school, while the physical environment is inspiring and comfortable.

The new law school seamlessly fits into its context, while emphasizing the new pedestrian scale, activity, experience and campus identity.