Emory University Freshman Residence Halls

Five residence halls in an ultimately nine building complex. The first phase includes the 42,000 square foot Turman Hall, a five story residence hall for freshman students. Turman Hall achieved LEED Silver certification. Few and Evans Halls, the second phase totaling 107,000 square feet, has 300 beds for first year students. Public spaces in the buildings include large smart classrooms, multipurpose rooms, lounges, study rooms, and a demonstration kitchen. Few and Evans Halls received LEED Gold certification. The 110,000 square foot Longstreet-Means Residence Hall is the fourth building of the complex and houses 351 beds for freshmen. The building includes below grade parking and elevated green space and achieved LEED Gold certification. The five story, 35,000 square foot, Hamilton Holmes Hall is the fifth building of the village and accommodates 125 first year students. It features an additional terrace level for mechanical and electrical equipment as well as a Hall Director’s apartment. Hamilton Holmes Hall achieved LEED Gold certification.

Turman Hall is the recipient of the Dorm of Distinction designation from University Business magazine and an Honorable Mention in the 2008 Excellence in Design Awards: Educational Building Category from Environmental Design+Construction magazine. It has received an Honorable Mention for Outstanding Design+Architecture in Education in the 2009 Education Design Showcase from College Planning & Management magazine.

Few and Evans Halls are the recipient of the 2011 LEED-Showcase Award Large Winner (501 or more employees) from the Atlanta Business Chronicle Environmental Awards.

Project Data
LOCATION SIZE SERVICES LEED CLIENT PHOTOGRAPHER PHOTOGRAPHER
Atlanta, Georgia 294,000 square feet Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection LEED Silver and LEED Gold Certified Buildings Ayers/Saint/Gross Inc. (Exterior) Robbins Photography, Inc. (Gray Water System) Fred S. Gerlich Photography

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