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Greensboro Hall

Ringling College of Art and Design
Student housing is designed to inspire creativity and connections at a leading art school.
Exterior view of the façade of Greensboro Hall at Ringling College of Art and Design in daytime
Location
Sarasota, FL
Size
74,500 GSF
269 beds
Completion
2020

Greensboro Hall establishes a vibrant, new identity for underclass housing at Ringling College of Art and Design. The residence hall is carefully sited to enhance the landscape through the creation of a new green space and the preservation of mature oak trees. The design incorporates the landscape into the living and learning experience, providing space for students to connect with nature and grow their communities outside of the unit. Interiors are inspired by the mission of the institution and the natural environment. Design elements inspired by the trees, the ocean, and the bayou include organic and branching patterns that meld with a contemporary industrial style. Collaboration with staff and alumni led to the creation of bold murals in public spaces, further establishing connections among the campus, students, and the building.

 
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