Howard Community College, Howard Hall & Academic Commons Renovation

Columbia, Maryland


Howard Community College


113,360 sq.ft.

Total Cost


Completion Date


Marshall Craft Associates, Inc. served as the Architect of Record for the renovations to the Nursing and ST buildings, now renamed Howard Hall and the Academic Commons. The renovated space supports the Social Sciences and Teacher Education Division, and provides additional space related to the hospitality and culinary program, student life, the center for service learning, teaching and learning services, mediation and conflict resolution, faculty development, honors center, information technology, instructional media, and administration.

The project incorporates a flexible classroom design that uses robust instructional technology to support evolving teaching styles and multiple active learning configurations within the same room. The project also replaced all mechanical and electrical systems; the work was phased and completed while portions of the building were occupied.
Howard Community College’s goal of creating a learning and teaching facility that is on par with its other campus buildings was achieved within budget and on schedule.

Additional Information

Associated Firm

The S/L/A/M Collaborative

Cost per Sq Ft


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Interior category

Interior Renovation

Product suppliers specified

Carpet by Interface
Flooring by Johnsonite
Flooring by Toli
Flooring by Halo Floors
Brick/Masonry by York Building Products
Ceilings by Armstrong World Industries
Door Hardware by ASSA ABLOY
Door Hardware by DORMA Architectural Hardware
Door Hardware by Stanley
Doors by Eggers
Elevators by ThyssenKrupp Access
Insulation by ROXUL
Movable Partitions/Walls by Steelcase
Paint/Wallcoverings by Sherwin-Williams
Plumbing by Zurn
Plumbing by Just Mfg
Plumbing by Kohler
Plumbing by Leonard Valve
Plumbing by Chicago Faucets
Roofing by Firestone Building Products
Windows by YKK
Lighting & Accessories by Focal Point
Lighting & Accessories by Finelite
Lighting & Accessories by Louis Poulsen Lighting
Lighting & Accessories by Lithonia Lighting
Lighting & Accessories by Juno Lighting
Lighting & Accessories by Eureka
Lighting & Accessories by Tech Lighting
Lighting & Accessories by Deco Lighting
Lighting & Accessories by Birchwood Lighting
Emergency Lighting by Lithonia Lighting
Fire/Life-Safety Systems by Siemens Building Technologies
Security Systems by Software House
Security Systems by Altronix
Security Systems by Pelco
Locks by Corbin Russwin
Card Systems by HID
Auditorium/Assembly Furniture by KI
Drinking Fountains by Elkay
Washroom Accessories by Bobrick
Washroom Accessories by ASI Storage Solutions
Washroom Fixtures by Delta Faucet
Washroom/Shower Partitions by Bradley Corporation
HVAC Units by Daikin
HVAC Control Devices by Siemens Building Technologies
IAQ Devices by Ruskin
IAQ Devices by Titus
ADA/Compliance Equipment by J.L. Industries
Draperies/Blinds by Draper
Draperies/Blinds by Bali
Kitchen Equipment by Hobart
Kitchen Equipment by Metro
Kitchen Equipment by T&S Brass
Kitchen Equipment by Delfield
Kitchen Equipment by Garland
Laundry Equipment by Huebsch
Lockers by Republic Storage Systems
Whiteboards / Markerboards / Chalkboards by Claridge
Wire Management by Legrand
Computers by Epson
Lighting & Accessories by Crestron
Communications Systems by Biamp Systems
Acoustics/Sound Systems by Denon
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