Amherst College
Wieland + King Residence Halls

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Project

Wieland + King Residence Halls

Client

Amherst College

Location

Amherst, MA

Completion

2004

Size

59,000 SF, 105 beds

Category

Residence Halls

Two stone-clad residence halls provide housing for 105 students and are the first buildings for the East Campus Master Plan also developed by our firm. Sited along a gently sloping lawn, the buildings frame the view from this new campus sector towards the Holyoke Range beyond, acting as a transition between the more formal areas of campus and the athletic fields below.

Awards + Recognition

2011 BSA Higher Education Facilities Design Citation

2005 AIA New England Design Award

2005 BSA Design Excellence Honor Award

Project Consultants

Structural Engineer | LeMessurier Consultants, Inc.

Mechanical / Electrical Engineer | R.G. Vanderweil Engineers

Civil Engineer | H. W. Moore Associates, Inc.

Landscape Architect | Michael Van Valkenburg Associates

Lighting Consultant | Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design

Photographer | Robert Benson