Lamar Dodd School of Art / PVAC Corridor

The 120,000 square-foot School of Art Building houses departments of various artistic media, providing collaborative studio and exhibit spaces in which to create, to gather and to learn. The building openen for classes in the fall of 2008.

Outside and adjacent to the Art building will be the Performing and Visual Arts Complex (PVAC) Corridor, a greenspace designed to connect pedestrians from the arts & sciences districts to east campus housing and dining facilities. The landscape will also serve to expose and enhance natural stormwater processes.

Sustainable Design Features: 
100-year building construction on previous parking lot
Indigenous and recycled building materials
Interior daylighting and lighting sensors
Passive solar design with solar shades and light shelves
Efficient heating and cooling with heat recovery system
Low-emitting finishes and materials
Water-efficient fixtures and landscape irrigation