UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND - NORTH COURT

Listed on the register of National Historic Places, North Court is the original Westhampton College building, built in 1914 as a classroom and residential facility for the women’s college. Today, the building is divided into two sections – the academic section (which remains as is and the residential section which was renovated by Kjellstrom + Lee.

 

The renovation of this 150 bed residence hall included the reconfiguration of existing residences to a suite configuration with multiple one or two-bed rooms with a shared bath in each unit. The building also underwent structural repairs to the floor slabs, masonry walls (including building envelope), and roof framing; replacement of the metal casement windows and existing slate room with same. Kjellstrom & Lee also installed new life safety systems, installing a full-height elevator, and new HVAC, electrical and controls package.

The North Court project achieved LEED Gold status.

Architects:  Glave & Holmes Architecture |   Owner: University of Richmond |   Location:  Richmond, VA

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