Construction Watch: Emory completes construction of new student center

The Atlanta-based institution’s 130,000-square-foot community building includes multipurpose rooms, a sunshade canopy and more
By: | September 6, 2019
The new 130,000-square-foot Emory University Student Center in Atlanta.The new 130,000-square-foot Emory University Student Center in Atlanta.

Emory University in Atlanta and Duda|Paine Architects, an international design firm, recently completed the new 130,000-square-foot Emory University Student Center. The facility includes meeting and multipurpose rooms for collaboration and a sunshade canopy, among other features. Read more.

In other construction news:

New construction at the University of Oregon’s Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact will use mass timber, a category of wood construction material that can replace steel and concrete for load-bearing functions and is considered a more sustainable option. Read more.

Some of Vermont Technical College’s recent engineering graduates have landed jobs in the areas of quality, mold making and operations at GW Plastics Inc. The company’s manufacturing and technology center in Royalton, Vermont, is undergoing a $10 million expansion and is increasing hiring efforts. Read more.