General Academic Building (No. 1)
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS
Playing a critical role in shaping the center of campus in the first phase of the master plan, the new 150,000 GSF General Academic Building seeks to accommodate academic space needs and enhance the campus atmosphere. The facility will house nearly 2,000 seats for general use classrooms, seminar/breakout rooms, food services, student lounges/study spaces, academic support space, and specialized teaching spaces, as well as laboratories for the Art, Performing Arts, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Math Departments. Pursuing LEED Silver Certification. Estimated construction cost: $72,000,000. Construction completion in 2015.