Academic Learning Commons

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA | Higher Education


Quinn Evans / KSS Architects


102,000 SF

About the Project

New 102,000 SF, four-story state-of-the-art academic building to house the School of Social Work, the Writing Center and Academic Learning Transformation Lab. The building provides contemporary office, conference and high capacity seminar spaces that foster a high degree of collaboration among faculty and students in the school. The facility features a combination of large-capacity lecture halls, classrooms, meeting rooms, and many spaces for students to gather – both inside and out. Vegetated green roofs provide garden views and help regulate indoor temperature and manage storm water. LEED Gold Certified.