Emory University Student Center Overview

Sector: Education
Location: Atlanta, GA
Year Completed: 2019


  • 117,000 sq. ft.
  • 3 Floors
  • Workstations
  • Primary Seats
  • Secondary Seats
  • Huddle Rooms
  • Break Rooms
  • Conference Room
  • Lounges
  • Cafeterias


  • Increase collaboration among students and faculty
  • Promote flexibility with versatile space and easily reconfigurable furniture
  • Attract top students and strengthen school-spirit across campus


  • Planned a series of shared spaces for individual and teams that balance soft, lounge seating with casual meeting tables and side chairs
  • Combined storage with open-plan workstations and counter height stools for a more touch-and-go experience
  • Leveraged Spinneybeck | FilzFelt products to create a rich color palette that also introduced soft touchpoints throughout the space


  • A Student Center that facilitates collaboration and focused work, whether it be sitting back to read, gathering around a whiteboard or huddling around a table
  • Shared spaces that provide ample storage, allowing students to come and go without having to break focus and worry about personal belongings
  • A space that strengthens and unifies the student body


  • Architecture and Interior Design: Duda Paine
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