US University to Undergo $15m Construction Project

2 February 2011 (Last Updated February 2nd, 2011 18:30)

Husson University in Maine, US, is to embark on a $15m new construction project after securing the approval of the University Board of Trustees. Designed by Oregan-based Winton Scott Architects, the project will be managed by Allied Cook of Scarborough, Maine. The project i

Husson University in Maine, US, is to embark on a $15m new construction project after securing the approval of the University Board of Trustees.

Designed by Oregan-based Winton Scott Architects, the project will be managed by Allied Cook of Scarborough, Maine.

The project involves construction of a five-storey multipurpose building featuring experiential learning spaces, classrooms, faculty offices and suite-style living space for 240 students.

The five-storey project is estimated to cost more than $11m and is scheduled for completion in August 2012.

The university is also planning a major renovation and expansion worth more than $3m at the Dickerman Dining Commons which will include 10,000t² expansion comprising a new kitchen and service area, and a total renovation of the dining area.

The Dining Commons project is scheduled for completion in August 2011.