Oklahoma City University, Meinders School of Business

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  • FIRM

    Beck Design

  • CLIENT

    Oklahoma City University

  • AREA

    88,000 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $14,500,000.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    1/2004

Nestled among the quaint and historic neighborhoods of Oklahoma’s capital city, Oklahoma City University (OCU) exudes the warmth and friendliness of a small college while providing programs comparable to the best of first-rate universities.

The new Meinders School of Business at OCU follows in this vein, blending the historic collegiate Gothic architecture of the ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$165.00FEATURED IN2004 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYSpecialized with a distinct contemporary flair, alluding to the high-tech nature of the building. Among the many high-tech features are an interactive distance-learning auditorium clad in natural cherry wood, a state-of-the-art executive MBA classroom and a student lounge with real-time stock updates displayed at all times. These features reflect Oklahoma City University’s commitment to be connected around the globe with a program that reaches students internationally.

The 88,000-square-foot business school possesses inherent qualities that display an environment that promotes interactive communication among the faculty and students. The three-story atrium frames a view of the lush green landscape of the surrounding campus.

Tying the past to the future, the Meinders School of Business provides a crucial link between Oklahoma City University’s storied past and the technology of tomorrow.