College of Professional Schools: Mack Hall
Norwich University, Northfield, VT
Mack Hall is envisioned as a new building sitting to the north of Webb Hall, creating a shared courtyard. The building is scaled to a similar width in order to take advantage of passive heating and cooling as well as natural daylighting; and will house a series of large programs whose proportions and technical requirements could not be accommodated in Webb Hall. This includes the auditorium/theater, case study rooms, war room, cyberforensics computer labs, and a server room. Large open spaces within are given over to student gathering space for functions or everyday use. The exterior material pallet picks up on those commonly used on campus including red brick and granite, but are used in innovative ways to express the forward thinking of this project.