Quadrangle Replacement Housing

, University of Houston

Houston, TX


The traditional residence hall accommodates over 1,000 students and encloses numerous courtyards similar to the original Quadrangle student housing. The new residence hall units consist primarily of four single-occupancy bedrooms, a shared bathroom, and a common living area with a kitchenette. The residence hall also includes a student lounge, multiple laundry facilities, a workout room, and a variety of study spaces distributed throughout the buildings. Each of the individual buildings that comprise the greater residence hall is connected by bridges, adding further definition of the various outdoor spaces.

The townhouses accommodate international students, and “learning communities” associated with different academic programs and departments. Configured as conjoined three-story walk-up units, each townhouse accommodates 18 students. Each unit includes single-occupancy bedrooms, several individual and group bathroom facilities, a large living space for relaxing and/or group study, and a full kitchen capable of serving all of the occupants.

Building Facts

  • 336,000 GSF
  • 1,200 beds

Sneak Peek at the University of Houston’s New Quad Residence Hall

Hear from our team about the design behind the new Quad – a unique array of connected townhouses designed to foster learning communities.

I believe how we treat people and navigate challenges and change is the culmination of our attitude, integrity, purposefulness, competency, creativity, and ability to build relationships and work as a team. EYP demonstrates these qualities.

Don Yackley Executive Director, Student Housing & Residential Life, University of Houston