Georgia Tech Clough Commons

Clough Commons is an education building allowing for the integration of new and existing initiatives in an enriched and supportive environment to create a nexus for experiential learning, technology, and information resources. Major components of the building include a language resource center; 41 classrooms including two 300 seat classrooms; a writing and presentation skills center; an information commons; foundational science laboratories for biology, chemistry, earth and atmospheric science, and physics; as well as a learning center, the Center for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, the Undergraduate Gateway Center, International Education, and the Office of Vice-Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Academic Affairs. The project also includes a new connection to the Judge S. Price Gilbert Library building. Sustainable features incorporated into the building include daylight harvesting design and controls, high efficiency lighting and lighting control systems, enhanced demand control ventilation, enthalpy wheels and heat recovery coils, rainwater harvesting and condensate recovery, solar thermal domestic hot water, an 85 kW solar photovoltaic array, a fully-developed submetering, measurement and verification system, and localized chilled beams and radiant floor heating systems.

Project Data
LOCATION SIZE SERVICES LEED CLIENT ASSOCIATE ARCHITECT
Atlanta, Georgia 230,000 square feet Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection, Commissioning LEED Platinum certified Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Facility Design Group, Inc.

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