University Commons UMBC

project Summary

This project, funded by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, involved the design and construction of "University Commons," a centerpiece campus facility. The "Commons," a 150,000 square foot structure includes meeting rooms, food and retail outlets and a book store. Also incorporated into the building is a recreation area, facilities for the student government association, a student-run night club, bank and a copying center. The "Commons" opened its doors to students on January 28, 2002 and received "rave reviews" from the students and faculty alike.

Project Director

Gary A. McGuigan


Design Collective, Inc., Perry Dean Rogers & Partners

Construction Manager

Barton Malow Company

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