August 14, 2018
At the end of last week several members of the Deborah Berke Partners team attended the ribbon-cutting for the new Residence Hall at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. It is the first new residential building on campus in more than forty years. The hall features an E-shaped plan, which creates two intimate courtyards to encourage casual socializing. Rain gardens that manage storm water on site and a highly insulated exterior envelope are just a few of the building’s sustainable strategies. The hall is targeting LEED Platinum certification in keeping with Dickinson’s ambitious green standards. Partner Maitland Jones and Principal Rhoda Kennedy led the design of the project. Read more about it here.