From the outside, this four-story, $65 million brick building looks like most campus buildings, but according to Michael Tingley of Boora Architects, “This is the most unique and sophisticated lecture hall in any university in the world.”
The building contains seven classrooms with raised, circular seating areas supported by radius and sloped framing systems.
Classroom 100 has a ceiling consisting of hand-troweled and fireproofed beams. A Uni-Strut system supports the lighting and a state-of-the-art sound and visual display system includes a 360-degree elliptical screen.
This project demonstrates the endless possibilities of steel framing.