Benedictine College, Our Lady of Guadalupe Residence Hall & Dining Hall

Atchison, Kansas

This project consists of a new dining hall and a 120-bed residence hall with a student success center. The entire project was constructed while keeping the food service in operation. Having the construction site in a very busy part of campus added to the complexity of the project. The dining hall received a totally new kitchen and food prep areas as well as an expanded ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$164,000.00FEATURED IN2015 Educational Interiors ShowcaseINTERIOR CATEGORYInterior Renovation gut-remodeled dining room.
The residence hall is a four-story suite-style structure that houses student support spaces on the first floor, including tutoring and study spaces.
What was previously a small parking lot was converted into a park with a fountain. A new pedestrian boulevard was added to improve a busy passage through campus.
The exterior design took cues from the college’s adjacent historic buildings and fits nicely among some of the oldest structures on campus.