The Tate Student Center expansion and renovation is at the heart of the University of Georgia campus. In addition to nearly doubling the space for student programs and activities, the $51 million project remakes this portion of campus and offers seamless connections for the many pathways intersecting the project.
The project ASSOCIATED FIRMMHTN Architects, Inc.; Paul Cheeks, ArchitectsCAPACITY3,270FEATURED IN2009 Architectural Portfolio 95,000 square feet of new space in three floors on top of a two-story, 508-space parking deck. Project elements included a 12,000-square-foot multipurpose space; gracious lounge areas; four new retail food operations; multiple meeting rooms; and two new landscaped quad areas.
The architect also handled extensive renovations to the existing space, which transformed an 8,000-square-foot ballroom into a two-story student and staff office space. The renovated area also includes two dance rehearsal rooms; campus administrative offices; an upgraded exterior of the movie theater; and a new home for the campus radio station.