Angelo State University, Centennial Village Residence Hall and Commons

San Angelo, Texas

The architect designed Centennial Village to provide housing for a variety of students at a variety of price points. The units are designed efficiently with private bedrooms and grouped into about 40-bed communities around a resident assistant.

The efficient unit design encourages students to spend the majority of their leisure ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY530COST PER SQ FT$170.00FEATURED IN2009 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYRenovation in the well-appointed commons recreation/lounge, cyber lounge, meeting room and central laundry area. Large glass expanses in the commons provide views to the well-landscaped pedestrian plaza, and volleyball and sports courts directly outside.

The E-shaped building plan forms the north and west campus edges, and the gable roofs reference the adjacent residential neighborhood. The inner sanctum of the E form, the courtyard and commons, open to the campus and welcome residents from the campus mall, as well as the nearby student union and academic buildings. Unit types include four-bedroom/two-bath and two-bedroom/one-bath units with micro-kitchens.

Centennial Village was designed with many green features, including low-flow fixtures, drought-tolerant landscaping and high-performance glazing.