Southern Methodist University, Caruth Hall

University Park, Texas

  • FIRM

    Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford


    Southern Methodist University

  • AREA

    64,000 sq.ft.





This technology-driven instruction and research facility is home to academic and faculty offices for the College of Engineering. The building exterior reflects the Southern Methodist University campus’ Collegiate Georgian architectural style. The interior spaces reflect a more contemporary high-tech style. A full-height, glass storefront is used to ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$318.00FEATURED IN2011 Educational InteriorsINTERIOR CATEGORYCommon Areas daylight into corridor space. Materials such as recycled glass, laser-cut MDF, glass mosaic tiles, terrazzo, stained concrete and end-cut mesquite wood flooring is used. Furniture includes classic chairs and modern workstations. It is the university’s second LEED structure with LEED gold NC2.2 certification.

The new Caruth Hall offers more than 64,000 square feet of space for teaching, research and innovation, nearly double the size of the original Caruth Hall facility. It houses the Caruth Institute for Engineering Education, as well as the Engineering Management, Information and Systems (EMIS) and Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) departments. The building also is home to a number of exciting institutes and centers, enhancing its distinction among national education facilities.