UAA Dorms & Dining Hall
The University of Alaska Anchorage dormitories include three separate 60,000 SF resident four story halls, containing a mix of single, double, and four-person suites, a resident hall director's apartment, lounges, laundry, computer lab, and auxiliary spaces.
The larger suites have four single bedrooms, two baths, a common living room, entry and storage room. The resident halls, designed to provide comfortable accommodations for summer conference activities, are all fully accessible. Up to 558 students can be housed in each of the three facilities.
The dining hall covers 24,000 SF and includes dining areas for 300 people, administrative offices, an exercise room, conference room, mail room, a convenience shop, serving line, and full commercial kitchen. The project includes complete site planning and design with roads, with access to pedestrian trails and pathways, parking lots, landscaping, exterior patios, a creek crossing all set within a natural wooded environment with expansive mountain views and next to Chester Creek.
1999 Associated General Contractors of Alaska Excellence in Construction Architecture Award; 1999 Celebration of Anchorage Honor Award.