This $90 million project includes two buildings united by a soaring glass atrium totaling 175,000 square feet. It nearly doubles the business school’s footprint, including seven classrooms, an auditorium, 75 faculty offices, as well as forums, lounges, offices, and spaces for interaction and collaboration. Perhaps the greatest challenge was to create a highly contemporary structure within the school’s mandatory collegiate gothic style. “We’re not a firm that minds working within a language, but we do want to work in a way we can be creative and push it and stretch it,” said Yudell.
Will collaborated with MRY Architects on the Olin Business School while at OLIN.