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Georgetown University Pedro Arrupe SJ Hall – Sasaki

Georgetown University Pedro Arrupe SJ Hall

Georgetown University Pedro Arrupe, S.J. Hall Georgetown University | Washington, DC 中文 As a symbol of a new paradigm for residential life on campus, Georgetown's new 225-bed residence hall and associated landscape create a vibrant, connected, and engaging environment with materiality, texture, and coloration from historic buildings on campus. The building massing takes advantage of a nestled site and makes the most efficient use of the available footprint while establishing greater transparency at the first floor level—where the entry areas and the living learning suite are located—as well as the lounge spaces in the residential floors. A stone base in hues of blue and grey grounds the building and establishes a direct architectural connection with the historic buildings on campus. A tower element composed of stone and glass frames the south facade, which is approached from the Copley Lawn—the largest open space on campus. To the north, a second tower clad in larger expanses of glass, create the effect of a lantern for the building, showcasing the University's commitment to residential life as it contains the floor lounges for community building and socialization. Continue Reading

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