Indiana University, Radio and Television Building

Bloomington, Indiana

  • FIRM

    Ratio Architects


    Board of Trustees

  • AREA

    81,100 sq.ft.





The Indiana University Radio and Television Building is a focal point of the University’s Bloomington campus. It involved both renovation and new construction and is located on a new campus aboretum, providing a high profile campus image. The design objective was to create a strong identity that expressed the modern telecommunication’s character, while relating to the ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONASSOCIATED FIRMHarley Ellington DesignCAPACITY500COST PER SQ FT$116.00FEATURED IN1998 Architectural Portfolio architectural character of the campus.

The Department of Telecommunication, Radio and Television Services, and distance learning are located within the building. The facility includes two lecture halls that accommodate 80 to 125 students. Offices also are located in the building.

The goal of the university was to create and overall Main-Campus Technology Project, and the Radio and Television Building serves as the hub of this program. The architect also completed the renovation of various lecture halls, classrooms and conference rooms at each of the school’s campuses in support of the project.

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