Pennsylvania College of Technology, Dauphin Hall

Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania College of Technology wanted to develop an exceptional living and learning community environment for the 21st-century student that blended with the other five buildings in the student living quad.

The design of this new "suite-configured" residence hall responds to students’ requirement ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$210.00FEATURED IN2012 Educational InteriorsINTERIOR CATEGORYResidence Halls/Lounges more privacy while promoting a safe, supportive and welcoming environment. Each suite has primarily single rooms, housing eight to 12 students. The suites were designed utilizing a pinwheel concept that centered on a common bathroom. A centralized resident assistant provides oversight for one to two suites, which reinforces the small community.

The structure includes 10 large, glass-enclosed leisure commons, capable of seating 40 to 50 students. All are outfitted with a kitchenette and dedicated study rooms, equipped with a full complement of technology.

Other student amenities on the first floor include:

•Spacious 460-seat dining room.

•Two private dining rooms.

•Eight-point servery.

•Forty-station satellite exercise center.

•Large public lounges.

•Student grocery store.

•Laundry facilities.

•Centralized mailboxes.