Husson Living Learning Center

Husson Living Learning center

This mixed use facility combining student residences and classroom space is the first of its kind on campus and is intended to reflect the University’s renewed commitment to experiential education and student life. The 65,000 sq. ft. facility includes residential suites for 250 students on the upper 4 floors and ground floor classroom and faculty office space.

The building is constructed of long span precast concrete plank floors supported on a steel frame which al- lowed for a completely column free interior and total flexibility for the layout of spaces. The exterior walls are constructed of shop fabricated panels that were delivered to the site and attached to the steel frame.

The building has many features to enhance sustainability and energy efficiency including low flow plumbing fixtures, waste water heat recapturing, solar domestic hot water system, lighting daylight sensors and high efficiency HVAC systems. The project has been awarded LEED Gold Certification by the USGBC.