Lewis Honors College

University of Kentucky
LEED Certified

Outdoor gathering area steps from Lewis Honors College

Outdoor gathering area steps from Lewis Honors College



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Lewis Honors College

Lewis Hall is part of the ongoing efforts by the University of Kentucky and Education Realty Trust to revitalize the on-campus housing. Lewis Hall houses 345 students and includes the Lewis Honors College and Cafe.

The five story building offers a mix of double occupancy private two-bedroom suites interspersed with living learning community spaces and social gathering spaces. The latest technologies including wireless internet and satellite television enhance the living experience, as well as amenities such as community kitchens and high tech laundry facilities. The living environment is enhanced with work by local Kentucky artists scattered throughout the lobbies and public spaces.

The residence hall offers multiple social spaces with views throughout central campus. The pedestrian outdoor breezeway aligns with the courtyard/amphitheater at the adjacent to Lyman Johnson and Donovan Halls. An open courtyard with eating and gathering spaces provides connectivity to the adjacent 90 dining facility.

Lewis Hall features two distinct entries, one for the Honors College and one for the student residents. A cupola equipped with variable color lighting that shines on special occasions, sits overtop the residence hall entry and is prominently featured along the promenade tree allee.

Lewis Hall includes 20,000 SF to accommodate the Lewis Honors College academic and administrative space. Smart classrooms, offices (including the dean’s office) and a Cafe provide Honors Students a living, learning and social space in the building in which they live. The Lewis Honors College entrance includes a prominent bronze curtain wall with embossed aluminum panels, full height limestone and a bronze metal roof. Entering this space, you are welcomed by high ceilings, wood finishes and lounge/learning spaces.

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With our extensive experience in the design of student housing, Sherman Carter Barnhart knows creative design solutions will lead to better learning and a sense of community.

Over the next few days, we are going to highlight key design strategies.
They Aren't "Dorms" Anymore
Today’s college students embrace housing facilities that are lively, engaging, state-of-the-art, and sustainable.

Sherman Carter Barnhart's design solutions evaluate the entire campus and campus fabric to engage the residence hall with the university campus as a whole. Residence halls are not isolated but instead a key component to the campus. Residence halls are walkable, amenity-filled communities that more closely resemble a mixed-use apartment complex than what we once called a dormitory.
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With our extensive experience in the design of student housing, Sherman Carter Barnhart knows creative design solutions will lead to better learning and a sense of community.  Over the next few days, we are going to highlight key design strategies. 
They Arent Dorms Anymore
Today’s college students embrace housing facilities that are lively, engaging, state-of-the-art, and sustainable.  Sherman Carter Barnharts design solutions evaluate the entire campus and campus fabric to engage the residence hall with the university campus as a whole. Residence halls are not isolated but instead a key component to the campus.  Residence halls are walkable, amenity-filled communities that more closely resemble a mixed-use apartment complex than what we once called a dormitory.

 

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When I describe what it was like living in Haggin Hall (the old one) in '78 .... Oliver (son who lived in Lewis Hall as a freshman and still as a sophomore) just looks at me weird .... he just can't imagine .... nice work SCB !

Wish I could be a student now!

With our extensive experience in the design of student housing, Sherman Carter Barnhart knows creative design solutions will lead to better learning and a sense of community.

Over the next few days, we are going to highlight key design strategies.

Fostering Privacy & Community
It's a balancing act. On one side the majority of freshmen coming to campus have never shared a bedroom. They want to choose how and when they socialize. On the other side, university and college officials know a sense of community must exist for students to succeed.

Our design solutions provide a balance. Student rooms feature private sleeping and study areas coupled with community eating and socializing spaces. To continue to foster a sense of community, each residence hall features kitchens, lounges and study spaces.

To learn more about our student housing designs click here: www.scbarchitects.com/category/projects/student-housing/
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4 days ago

With our extensive experience in the design of student housing,  Sherman Carter Barnhart knows creative design solutions will lead to better learning and a sense of community.  Over the next few days, we are going to highlight key design strategies.  Fostering Privacy & Community
Its a balancing act. On one side the majority of freshmen coming to campus have never shared a bedroom. They want to choose how and when they socialize. On the other side, university and college officials know a sense of community must exist for students to succeed.  Our design solutions provide a balance. Student rooms feature private sleeping and study areas coupled with community eating and socializing spaces. To continue to foster a sense of community, each residence hall features kitchens, lounges and study spaces.  To learn more about our student housing designs click here: https://www.scbarchitects.com/category/projects/student-housing/

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