The Center for Health Professions Education will house all of the university’s medical and related programs, including nursing, physical therapy, physician assistants and occupational therapy.
The entries lead you into a 7,600-square-foot grand lobby. Because of the building’s urban setting, visitors are greeted by a receptionist for information. This also provides a CAPACITY1,847COST PER SQ FT$234.00FEATURED IN2002 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYWork in Progress to maintain surveillance of the building access points and security. Image and tone are set in the lobby. Elevators, along with a grand stair, carry people to the various levels. The facility is organized with offices and meeting spaces on the east, north and west perimeter; classroom and labs are in the central core of the building. Common areas along the south side include the main lobby, second-floor learning center and fourth-floor student study.
Students will spend extended periods of time here to take advantage of opportunities to gather, study and meet in groups. The facility will reinforce a collaborative, interactive culture and environment.