Revitalizing Newcomb Hall for the 21st Century: Renovating and Expanding the University of Virginia's Student Union Center

Moore, Jonathan
October 2012
Planning for Higher Education;Oct-Dec2012, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p326
Academic Journal
The article discusses the cooperative planning in the renovation of University of Virginia (UVA) Student Union Center for the 21st Century. It states that the installation of new high technology infrastructure such as computer equipment, wireless fidelity (Wi-fi) outlets, and big-screen monitors are the top priority in the project. It mentions that the UVA's Newcomb Hall renovation was designed by architects and planners for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.


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