Augustana College, Center for Student Life

Rock Island, Illinois

  • FIRM

    BLDD Architects


    Augustana College

  • AREA

    72,519 sq.ft.





Transform is a word that is overused; however, when used in proper context the word conveys noteworthy elements of newness, innovation and purposefulness. The Center for Student Life at Augustana College is a concept and a structure that truly has transformed life for students, faculty and employees at the college.

Our new, innovative and purposeful ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$260.00FEATURED IN2014 Educational InteriorsINTERIOR CATEGORYStudent Centers/Service Areas of the central elements of a student’s life at a residential liberal arts college—the library, student activities and dining—is without precedent and creates a new place for students to gather, work and play. Located in the center of Augustana’s campus, the Center for Student Life was conceived to be a place where students would go “to see and be seen.”

The structure is built in the best place to fulfill its purpose. Site selection was critical and completely supports Augustana’s campus master plan to bring essential student life functions to the center of campus. This building, with its various parts, provides spaces for study, nourishment, socializing and reflection.”