Breslin Architects received an “Excellence in Architectural Design” award for this Student Recreation Center from AIA Pennsylvania, a Society of the American Institute of Architects. In addition, the project was accorded an “Excellence in Architecture” award from the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
As a result of the steeply sloping site, the facility’s main entrance is located on the upper floor. The spacious, naturally-lit lobby leads directly to the 17,000 square foot gymnasium which is at the core of the building. Surrounding the gym are the locker rooms, team rooms, offices, auxiliary gymnasium, fitness center, and student lounge. The college utilizes the lounge for a variety of seminars and fundraising events.
The building’s exterior incorporates multi-colored brick work similar to surrounding campus buildings.