A facility turned inside out, creating an integrated recreational program for students to pursue wellness.
A soaring light-filled central atrium unites a sprawling center of recreation, wellness, special events and athletics, linking multiple entries to a single control point while providing clear circulation and enticing user participation in a myriad of healthy activities.
Confusing entries and corridors between windowless activity spaces were replaced by a soaring central atrium of activity and visual interest, reinvigorating renovated spaces with natural light brought deeply into the heart of the facility and reaching its lowest levels.
Recreation areas reveal themselves inside and out as transparent layers of spaces, bringing natural light deep into the heart of the five-level complex. The atrium jogging track provides a stroll through the neighborhoods, past pools, lounges, gyms and climbing walls, providing high interest views to both campus and activity within.
Neighborhoods of fitness break down the scale of the facility and provide a wide range of space with differing character and degrees of openness, supporting a diversity of user needs, expectations and experiences.