Creating Swing Space for Liberal Arts STEM Renovations

featuring Melissa Burns

December 12, 2017

Rollins College

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.