Creating Swing Space for Liberal Arts STEM Renovations

featuring Melissa Burns

December 12, 2017

Our feature in Tradeline reports on how the increased focus on STEM across higher education has a pronounced impact on liberal arts colleges, typically resulting in new construction or the renovation of existing science buildings.

Melissa Burns

Melissa Burns, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Academic Planning & Design


exterior view of building

Archibald Bush Center for Science in Society

Rollins College


The expansion of the center presented the college with the opportunity to enhance a key landscape open space at the campus core by transforming the area into a series of appropriately scaled and functional pedestrian gathering spaces and paths.