Franklin & Marshall College – New College House

New Construction

Project Type

Higher Education
Green Buildings

Project Description

Preconstruction and construction management services for a new four- story dormitory.  New College House carries forward the heritage of architect Charles Z. Klauder’s much- loved Georgian master plan and buildings with its simply massed expression of red brick, stone, painted wood trim, and slate roof. The project includes:

  • 188-beds(suites, apartments, and dorm rooms)
  • Multipurpose space
  • Seminar room
  • Small group room
  • Offices

This project has been awarded the USGBC LEED Silver Certification. Sustainable building features include:

  • Rain gardens
  • Energy recovery units in HVAC system
  • Use of local/regional building materials
  • FSC certified wood
  • Material with high recycled content


Award of Excellence - Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors
Award of Excellence Woodworking Category - Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors
Preservation Honor Award for New Construction - Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County

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Franklin & Marshall College

Robert A. M. Stern Architects, LLP

Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA

Square Feet
62,670 square feet

Construction Time
18 months

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