St. Mary's College, Academic Building & Auditorium

St. Mary's City, Maryland

Architect: GWWO
Est. Completion: 2022

A new academic building and auditorium will knit together a residential precinct within the academic core of the campus and enhance the College’s environment and programs. The academic building will house the Music and Education Studies departments and contain classrooms and labs, music rehearsal, recital, and practice rooms, and faculty offices. The auditorium will seat approximately 700 with 250 seats in a balcony and will accommodate a range of activities from concerts by large orchestras, to lectures, film screenings, multimedia presentations and speeches. A public lobby will also serve as a social event venue. A Learning Commons will provide space for collaborative student study and work, equipped with contemporary technology to support communication and presentation. Site improvements include outdoor spaces, a new Crescents Green, walkways, and roadway and sidewalk improvements. WFT provided plumbing and fire protection design, construction administration, and life safety code services.

Size: 52,300 GSF

Cost: $56 Million