Franklin & Marshall College - New College House

Project Type
New Construction
Project Description

Preconstruction and construction management services for a new four- story dormitory.  New College House carries forward the heritage of architect Charles Z. Klauder’s much- loved Georgian master plan and buildings with its simply massed expression of red brick, stone, painted wood trim, and slate roof. The project includes:

  • 188-beds(suites, apartments, and dorm rooms)
  • Multipurpose space
  • Seminar room
  • Small group room
  • Offices

This project has been awarded the USGBC LEED Silver Certification. Sustainable building features include:

  • Rain gardens
  • Energy recovery units in HVAC system
  • Use of local/regional building materials
  • FSC certified wood
  • Material with high recycled content
Lancaster, PA
Lancaster County
Franklin & Marshall College
Robert A. M. Stern Architects, LLP
Square Footage
62,670 square feet
Construction Time

18 months

Award of Excellence – Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors
Award of Excellence Woodworking Category – Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors
Preservation Honor Award for New Construction - Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County

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