Mills quad Lobby stair Stairway detail

The JSA team drew its architectural cues from its historic context and original campus buildings built in the late 1800s. Using a Georgian vernacular, modified Flemish bond, stylized quoins, and stone trim, it’s difficult to distinguish what is new and what has been on campus for a hundred years. The original building site, once a sea of asphalt, was landscaped and replaced by a grassy promenade creating a traditional campus courtyard for social activities. Once inside, a grand interior staircase opens up to a skylight bringing light to each floor. The hall was designed in three wings using suite-style “pods” organized by study themes or majors. A wide variety of shared spaces are woven into the plan, offering a range of options for group study, as well as formal and informal social activities. The ground floor also includes spaces for faculty offices and classrooms, making it truly a living and learning environment.

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