Brown University - Nelson Fitness and Coleman Aquatics Center

Providence, RI

Type of project: Ground-up
Duration of Project: 19 months
Square footage: 91,662 sf
Partners: Robert A.M. Stern Architects LLP

Noteworthy:  The building’s exterior included an ornate brick facade and copper roof in the architectural character of both the campus’s historic buildings as well as Providence’s classical industrial buildings. The center has the largest hybrid solar-powered electrical and heating installation in the United States.

Recognition: LEED® Gold Certified / Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) National Design Award / Best Brick Project BAC Craft Award / NIRSA Outstanding Sports Facility Award

Photography By: Peter Aaron - OTTO