University of North Florida, College of Business Administration

Jacksonville, Florida

  • FIRM

    KBJ Architects

  • CLIENT

    University of North Florida

  • AREA

    55,000 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $5,100,000.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    9/1997

The College of Business Administration Building at the University of North Florida is a 55,000-square-foot, three-story structure. Academic and administrative facilities occupy the first two levels; faculty offices occupy the third level.

Teaching facilities include seven tiered classrooms with fixed seats. Three of the classrooms are U-shaped for case teaching. Two ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY450COST PER SQ FT$92.73FEATURED IN1999 Educational InteriorsINTERIOR CATEGORYClassrooms labs are located on the second floor, along with an international classroom and corporate-strategy boardroom. A larger teaching auditorium is located on the first floor near the entrance.

The electronic labs are designed for accounting, statistics and MIS courses. Each contains 44 student desks with under-top computers networked to the Internet, as well as the instructor.

The international classroom contains 45 student stations at fixed tables in case-teaching configuration for courses in international business. An adjacent observation room provides facilities for simultaneous translation.

The teaching auditorium seats 232 at continuous fixed tables. Its gently sloping floor accommodates wheelchairs in several rows and provides excellent sightlines.

All the teaching spaces are prepared for communications connection to every desk.

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