Rider University, North Hall

Lawrenceville, New Jersey

With the need for additional classroom and faculty office space to meet the effective faculty-to-student ratios for delivering the curriculum, Rider University embraced the new academic building design.

North Hall, which is situated off the campus green, is configured to create a student gathering plaza—a feature that had ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY581COST PER SQ FT$278.00FEATURED IN2012 Architectural Portfolio missing for the campus vernacular. This building contains 10 classrooms and 16 faculty offices, as well as a large seminar room that will act as the president’s boardroom. Informal learning areas within the circulation space and flexible conference rooms allow for a comfortable learning environment for students.

This sustainable building also has green roofs for experimental plantings. North Hall is designed to achieve LEED silver certification.