GMU Founders Hall

This structure has eight stories above grade and three stories below grade. To support GMU's School of Policy, Government and International Affairs, the building houses classrooms, an auditorium, multi-purpose rooms, offices, and a library. It also includes a below-grade, three-level garage. Work included significant underpinning and an excavation support system for adjacent buildings. The project was designed in accordance with the requirements of the Commonwealth of Virginia Construction & Professional Services Manual for Architect/Engineers.

Location
Arlington, VA

Client
George Mason University

Architect/Engineer
SmithGroup

Awards

  • AIA|DC Merit Award

  • AIA MD Honor Award for Institutional Architecture

  • AIA Northern Virginia Merit Award

  • DESIGN Arlington Merit Award

  • NAIOP NoVA Award of Excellence

 

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