Arkansas Tech University, Dr. Robert Charles Brown and Jill Lestage Brown Hall

Russellville, Arkansas

  • FIRM

    AMR Architects, Inc.

  • CLIENT

    Arkansas Tech University

  • AREA

    70,020 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $13,382,445.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    4/2016

Situated at the entrance of Arkansas Tech University, Brown Hall greets prospective students and visitors in a four-story facility housing Admissions, Student Support Services, 10 classrooms and other major departments.
Adjacent to the main entry and lobby, the Admissions reception area welcomes students with colorful and contemporary furnishings and fixtures that ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$191.00FEATURED IN2016 Educational Interiors ShowcaseINTERIOR CATEGORYStudent Centers/Service Areas and reinforce the ATU culture.
A custom wall graphic with logo anchors the area, and the Official University Ambassador, Jerry the Bulldog, sits nearby behind a gate enclosure so that students can visit him. New students gather for orientation in a uniquely shaped wood panel clad room to watch a video presentation before touring campus.
Innovation and technology are present throughout. Design features maximize flexibility for new teaching methodologies and collaborative learning styles.
Warm, comfortable niche areas with a variety of seating encourage student and faculty interaction and are ideal for individual or small group work, study or lounging. All spaces have power sources for charging personal devices, and wireless access is available for all.