ATLANTA, G.A.  – April 2018 – Stevens & Wilkinson, a full-service architecture, engineering and interior design firm, announced today that its Glenn and Towers resident halls renovation and expansion project was awarded the Excellence in Architecture for Building Additions or Adaptive Reuse merit award by the Society of College and University Planning (SCUP).

The SCUP Excellence Awards program is a juried competition that showcases how using strategic, integrated planning can result in exemplary buildings, grounds, institutional success, and careers that inspire.

The 124,775-square-foot LEED Gold project was a collaboration between Stevens & Wilkinson and VMDO Architects. Stevens & Wilkinson led the renovation of the historical Glenn and Towers Residence Halls. In addition to modernizing all the usual amenities, Stevens & Wilkinson updated all the student areas including restrooms, lounges, kitchens, laundries and residential units. The renovation also included the addition of program space between the existing buildings that incorporate exercise, meeting, study and lobby spaces that students can walk to.

“This project made a meaningful impact on the Georgia Tech community,” said Todd Dolson for Stevens & Wilkinson. “The project has been very well-received by the first-year students, and we look forward to seeing its influence in the higher education sector of our industry.”

In addition to SCUP’s Architecture for Building Additions or Adaptive Reuse merit award, the project has also received excellence in sustainable rehabilitation in the Georgia Trust Preservation Awards, first place in the  best sustainable practices division in the Associated General Contractors Build Georgia Awards, first place construction group in the Associated General Contractors Build Georgia Awards,  Southeast Best Projects Award in the renovation and  restoration category by Engineering News Record and honorable mention in architecture in the American Institute of Architects Virginia Design Awards.

About Stevens & Wilkinson:

Founded in 1919, Stevens & Wilkinson is a full-service architecture, engineering and interior design firm committed to providing clients with “Smart Design Solutions.” The firm’s combined design capabilities lead to projects executed with creative, innovative and holistic design solutions. Learn more: www.stevens-wilkinson.com.