Dalton State College, Health Professions Building
The new Health Professions building at Dalton State College was a multiyear pursuit by the Clark Patterson Lee design team. Initially CPL was selected to perform preliminary conceptual design services to bring before the Board of Regents to secure funding. Later, CPL was selected for full design services for architecture as well COST PER SQ FT$108.00FEATURED IN2016 Educational Interiors ShowcaseINTERIOR CATEGORYInterior Renovation mechanical, electrical, plumbing, structural, and civil disciplines.
The Health Professions building, when completed, will be a 35,000-square-foot renovation of the automotive technology building constructed in 1976. The new programmed areas will be state-of-the-art labs for the nursing, respiratory therapy and medical lab technology programs, a new administration suite, an 80-seat tiered lecture hall, and a large two-story student commons.
The building will also receive a facelift; an existing facade of overhead garage doors will be replaced with large amounts of storefront glazing, corrugated metal panels and a contemporary fiber cement panel system.