Middlebury College – LaForce Hall (Ross Commons)

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Middlebury College — LaForce Hall (Ross Commons), Middlebury, VT

LaForce Hall included a new 67 bedroom dormitory, Ross Commons featuring state-of-the-art kitchen facilities and dining space for 300 and renovations to the existing dormitory that converted the first-floor lounge into five new three-bedroom suites. The Hall’s exterior and roof were also modified to blend with surrounding campus buildings.

FACTS

Size: 65,000 Square Feet
Schedule: 17 months
Contract Type: Construction Manager-at-Risk
Owner: Middlebury College
Architect: Tai Soo Kim Partners Architects

PROJECT DETAILS

Initial phase of Middlebury’s plan to create smaller communities within the student body via a series of “commons” buildings located throughout the campus.

A high standard of sustainability using green certified wood throughout the project and utilizing local companies for construction materials and labor.

State-of-the-art kitchen facilities enable students to experience “exhibition cooking” by traveling among various food stations, including a 48” Mongolian Wok and a traditional grill.

Middlebury College – LaForce Hall (Ross Commons)

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