Johnson-Whittle and Pyon-Chen Residence Halls and Yahentamitsi Dining Facility
57,950 GSF (Dining)
A new neighborhood of the Johnson-Whittle and Pyon-Chen residence halls and the Yahentamitsi dining facility creates a unified home for the University of Maryland Honors College, its largest and most prestigious living-learning community. The residence halls include 900 beds, creating a more balanced mix of student accommodations near dining, classrooms, study and collaboration spaces, and offices for University Honors faculty. The focus of the dining facility is the holistic nourishment of its 5,000 daily users, while reducing landfill waste and achieving high sustainability standards. Combining a well-designed dining space and menu with comfortable accommodations, proximity to a variety of academic spaces, and the close integration of University Honors faculty, the new precinct signifies a bold new era of student-centered excellence in facilities at the university.