University of Kentucky
UK’s College of Education is currently located in three buildings of various ages and conditions. During the concept phase, an analysis of existing conditions and inventory of spacial and operational needs for each department were completed. As a result, a program and layout were created for the College of Education. This new plan is intended to promote interaction, encourage off-campus visitors to utilize the facilities and enhance the overall appearance of the building.
MGA’s final concept joins all three buildings together and relocates the “front” of the College to a new main entry road, which is under construction. A glass “conservatory” joins the two main buildings and serves as a student commons. The new facades blend all three buildings into a cohesive statement that supports the campus master plan.