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Devasthali Hall

 

  • Building Use/Purpose: Art School and Art Museum
  • Building size: 56,000 SF
  • Original project funding: $22,000,000 General Obligation Bonds
  • Architect: RMKM Architecture
  • Contractor: HB Construction
  • Start of construction: 04-04-2017
  • Substantial completion: 07-01-2020
  • Interesting facts:
    • The Naming of Building Press Release (03/27/2018)
    • Grand Opening Press Release (2/10/20)
    • University Art Museum Website
    • Information about the facility:
      • All graduate students who choose to continue their art educations at New Mexico State University are provided with top-tier 125 square foot personal studio spaces, which are equipped with adjustable ventilation hoods, a work table, a personal sink, and storage shelving. The studio facilities at New Mexico State University are second to none! 
      • The sculpture studio consists of large indoor and outdoor spaces dedicated to woodworking, steel fabrication, bronze and aluminum casting, mold making, and mixed media.
      • The painting and drawing area boast two undergraduate studios totaling over 2500 sq. ft. of workspace. Both studio spaces feature independent exhaust systems, clear windows, and two-sided, 8’ square, hinged walls for extra workspace.
      • A recent revival of printmaking in the Southwest region has created a sustained interest among the students on how to make prints. The Printmaking area offers instruction in various print mediums – including Relief, Monotype, Intaglio, Lithography, and Serigraphy.

 

Juniper Hall

  • Building Use/Purpose: Student Housing
  • Building size: Multi-level three stories, 82,000 SF
  • Original project funding: 2017A Revenue Bond – $21,500,000
  • Architect: Parkhill Smith & Cooper
  • Contractor: HB Construction
  • Start of construction: 05/01/18
  • Substantial completion: 08/01/19
  • Interesting facts:
    • Juniper Hall was constructed in the center of campus (demolished Monagle Hall site) providing 300 beds to meet the space and programmatic needs for the First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE).
    • Juniper Hall is designed to encourage social interaction between residents.
    • It has an area that has large, grassy courtyards perfect for outdoor studying.
    • Room furniture can be lofted to allow students more flexibility in room design.
    • Each room is designed as a part of a suite where roommates share a bathroom with the residents of the adjoining room.
    • Juniper Hall is ADA compliant and offers many well-designed rooms with an elevator to accommodate students with special needs.