Building 1516 is a LEED gold-certified six-story on-campus residence hall that captures the campus’ strong Greek Revival-style architecture together with modern accoutrements and sustainable elements.
Spaces include 560 double-occupancy suite-style beds, staff apartments, multipurpose/event and lobby areas, social lounges, ASSOCIATED FIRMCollins Cooper Carusi ArchitectsCAPACITY560COST PER SQ FT$215.24FEATURED IN2012 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYSpecialized rooms and laundry facilities.
The facade is cast stone and brick veneer. It has a generous curtainwall with storefront and commercial aluminum windows.
Accoutrements include resort-style lobby finishes, a high-tech audiovisual multipurpose room, large catering kitchen, private baths and in-room temperature controls.
•10 percent recycled construction materials.
•10 percent materials from within 500 miles.
•Greywater system—one of the first of its kind for a residence hall.
•High-efficiency sinks, showers and toilets.
• Cool roof.
•Drought-resistant landscaping and runoff water to replenish underground water sources.
•Interior bicycle storage.
•More than a 50 percent savings on daily energy consumption.