Oberlin College : Oberlin, OH
Architects of the Oberlin Residential Master Plan, Newman Architects is also Architect for the New Kahn Residence Hall. Rated by the Siera Club a 2010 Cool Schools for its commitment to campus sustainability, and graded fifth in the nation on the Sustainable Endowments Institute 2011 College Sustainability Report Card, Oberlin College desired its first new residence hall in 50 years to set high standards for sustainable design and education. Recently completed and anticipating LEED Gold certification, Kahn Hall creates a total sustainability learning environment consisting primarily of doubles and some singles. The hall accommodates 150 student residents, a Resident Director, Faculty in Residence Apartments, and 6 Resident Advisors. Common areas include social areas, quiet study areas, and other social amenities.
Honor Award, Built Category
American Institute of Architects/Connecticut