Garff Executive Education Building
University of Utah, Salt Lake City
Architect of Record: VCBO Architecture
Client: State of Utah Division of Facilities & Construction Management
150,000 gsf – 4 stories
DESCRIPTION: The Garff Executive Business Education Building is located on the University of Utah campus adjacent to the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building. The building is a 4-Story steel structure that will house the school’s MBA, Professional MBA, Executive MBA and MBA Online programs. The building will also support an Executive Education Center, an expanded Business Career Services Center and other centers for use by faculty and students. The fourth floor provides an event center, executive lounge, dining hall, and outside dining terrace. The overall building seeks to utilize the latest in higher education classroom design, optimize views of the surrounding landscape, and improve campus connectivity.
CONTRIBUTIONS: Design through programming and schematic design phases; discipline coordination; campus precedent analysis; material specification research; presentation drawings, renderings, analog models, diagrams, and graphics for external client/stakeholder meetings