Phase I of the University of Central Florida’s new Recreational Services Building will contain 84,000 square feet of classrooms, offices, a gymnasium, racquetball courts, aerobics area, cardiovascular room, weightroom, swimming pool, jogging track, equipment-issue area, laundry, workroom, locker rooms, sales area, lounge, juice bar and ASSOCIATED FIRMRDG Bussard DikisCOST PER SQ FT$127.38CITATIONWork in Progress CitationFEATURED IN2000 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYWork in Progress shop.
A serpentine curtainwall integrates with a brick exterior skin to create unique interior spaces. This building will house a 3,000-square-foot cardiotheater overlooking the 5,500-square-foot first-floor fitness/weights area and the outdoor pool. Locker rooms for 550 people support basketball, volleyball and badminton courts, as well as indoor soccer, aerobic rooms and an 1/8-mile jogging track. The rotunda will have a 40-foot-high climbing wall.
"Futuristic design that blends with today`s world."—2000 Architectural Portfolio jury
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