Emory University, Emory Student Center

Atlanta, Georgia


Emory University


118,000 sq.ft.

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Completion Date


Interior Design Firm: MHTN Architects

The Emory University Student Center is an innovative 118,000-square-foot facility that serves as the heart of campus, creating community for students, faculty, staff, and guests. Themes of collaboration, flow, and flexibility informed the arrangement of pavilions and multistory spaces throughout the center, ensuring a seamless student experience with striking aesthetics.

Inherently flexible, the spaces have been imagined for large gatherings, small events, public proclamations and intimate conversations. An elevated student path enables students to navigate above and through the Commons on their way to collaborative work areas or the relaxing environment of the game lounge and coffee shop. The dining experience is a revolutionary restaurant format with a healthful and inclusive food program, distributed in five distinct neighborhood zones, each of which is inspired by an iconic Atlanta neighborhood.

Finishes speak to authenticity and create a chic and refined student environment. Designed with openness and transparency, the building ensures that all students, guests, and faculty are welcome and encouraged to be a part of the Emory University experience.

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Collegiate Citation

Featured in

2020 Educational Interiors Showcase

Interior category

Student Centers/Service Areas

Product suppliers specified

Carpet by Interface
Carpet by Bentley Prince Street
Carpet by Milliken
Carpet by Mohawk Commercial Carpet
Carpet by Patcraft
Ceilings by Kirei USA
Ceilings by Armstrong World Industries
Ceramic Tile by Stone Source
Door Hardware by Allegion
Movable Partitions/Walls by Hufcor
Paint/Wallcoverings by Sherwin-Williams
Windows by Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Windows by Guardian
Flooring by Dal-Tile
Flooring by Pantheon
Flooring by Tandus
Flooring by Centiva
Flooring by Armstrong World Industries
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