Springfield College, Cheney Dining Hall Renovation

Springfield, Massachusetts

The architect worked with Aramark Design Solutions to complete renovations to Cheney Dining Hall. The project renovated 23,400 square feet of serveries and dining areas.

The team created different design concepts to highlight the fresh-made and cooked-to-order foods on the menu. Stations for items such as pasta, pizza and baked goods are integrated into a variety of ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$128.00FEATURED IN2005 Educational InteriorsINTERIOR CATEGORYCafeterias/Food-Service Areas groups, providing students with either intimate or collegial dining. The design highlight is a glass-enclosed colonnade overlooking the campus. The renovated facility has become a popular meeting place on campus and has created new opportunities for Springfield College.

The design process consisted of a team approach—from the initial concept drawings to consensus building and approval of the final design. A general contractor was brought in during the construction document phase in order to allow for preordering of materials and budget review. The team approach resulted in an extremely efficient project.