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Providence College: Ruane Friar Development Center

Providence, RI, USA

A campus destination energizes a college community with modern athletic facilities.

Housing a massive new basketball practice facility, the new Friar Development Center serves both the student and the student athlete. The practice center enriches the campus and strengthens connections among athletics and academics. The team developed the underutilized space between two buildings built in different eras for different purposes connecting multiple campus buildings with sustainable and innovative design features. A new destination on campus, center represents the legacy and future of all Friars: students, players, professors, coaches, supporters, alumni families and the community, capturing the spirit of Friar Town and what it means to be a part of it.

Project Facts

  • Client:

  • Providence College
  • Size:

  • 58,000 sq. ft.
  • Services:

  • Architecture, Branded Environments, Experiential Design
  • Markets:

  • Sports + Exhibition, Higher Education
  • Region:

  • United States