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Grinnell College - Residence East Campus

Grinnell College - Residence East Campus

Grinnell, IA

Grinnell College - Residence East Campus
Grinnell College - Residence East Campus
Grinnell College - Residence East Campus
Grinnell College - Residence East Campus

2005 MCAA International Excellence in Masonry Award Winner

Mason Contractor: Forrest & Associate, Inc. Certified Mason Contractor
Architect: Contacts Without Company

Project Description

Four new residence halls (259 beds, 106,000 s.f.) complete the northeast quadrant of the Grinnell College campus through a contemporary interpretation of the College's traditional loggias and continuous linear building edges.

The strong linear form of the new buildings creates a permeable edge that engages the town of Grinnell. The campus side is animated by an alternating pattern of two-story lounges and sun-filled outdoor rooms connected by a loggia along the entire length.

Native Iowa limestone was used throughout the project, making reference to a traditional local building material - in fact it is the same stone used to support the dome of Iowa's state capitol building.

“Joining the MCAA will pay off instantly as all their tools will be available to you.”

Paul Cantarella
Cantarella & Son, Inc.
MCAA member since 2013

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