University of Alabama, North Bluff Residence Halls, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
This project is a 350,000 SF Student Housing Facility consisting of seven stories of concrete framed construction with partial basement, a large open Courtyard area with decorative paving and seat walls, Bus and Bike Shelters, a new Central Plant with separate Cooling Tower Enclosure. The exterior skin of the building includes light gauge metal framed exterior walls with brick / stone / stucco veneer, decorative columns, storefront, custom designed aluminum windows, and asphalt shingle roofing. The building interior contains 259 fully functional student apartments and will house approximately 980 students. Common areas include a large Game Room and Community Area with Kitchen and Classrooms at the 7th Floor, and a smaller Living Room and Kitchen located on the 1st Floor.
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