American University, Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building

Washington, District of Columbia

  • FIRM

    Stantec

  • CLIENT

    American University

  • AREA

    70,000 sq.ft.

  • COMPLETION DATE

    8/2017

The Don Meyers Technology and Innovation Building provides a state-of-the-art environment for computer science, physics, mathematics and statistics.
It is home to the university’s new game design and persuasive play program, a partnership between the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Communication.
Classrooms and department offices flank a network of ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCITATIONBronze CitationFEATURED IN2018 Educational Interiors ShowcaseINTERIOR CATEGORYCommon Areas learning spaces. This network of spaces lines the main corridors to encourage casual interaction and breakout activities.
Feature areas, such as the Problem-Based Instructional Studio, the Collaboration Space and the Persuasive Gaming Lab, have been co-located with the building’s main entrances to promote visibility. The building houses a variety of general classrooms, physics teaching and research labs, computer science faculty labs and a business incubator space.
This facility is a part of a larger $91.5 million East Campus development that includes three buildings for student housing, conferences, event space, the department of public safety, a parking garage, retail, landscaped plazas and surface parking.