University of Oklahoma, Huston Huffman Center

Norman, Oklahoma

  • FIRM

    Bond Architects, Inc.

  • CLIENT

    University of Oklahoma

  • AREA

    79,300 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $7,500,000.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    11/2003

The University of Oklahoma needed to enlarge its student recreation center in order to sustain a competitive advantage for student recruitment and retention.

The Huston Huffman Center design organized the renovation and construction efforts into an efficiently phased plan. This sequencing was required because of the facility’s need to remain functional year-round. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONASSOCIATED FIRMFrankfurt Short Bruza (F+S+B)COST PER SQ FT$94.58FEATURED IN2005 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYSpecialized was accomplished through strict budgeting of time, precise team management and accurate phasing.

The first phase addressed the student-recreation component. Program elements included a five-court multi-sports forum, climbing wall, elevated track, squash/racquetball courts, free/machine weights, juice bar, cardio studio and circuit training. Phase II will include a natatorium, expanded locker rooms and additional cardio training space.