Eastern Kentucky University New Martin Hall

LOCATION: Richmond, Kentucky

SIZE: 600 beds / 5 stories

FEATURES: New Martin Hall is part of EKU’s first public-private partnership project and features suite-style rooms with adjoining bath; super suites with kitchenettes, classrooms, study spaces, public spaces

CLIENT: Eastern Kentucky University

TYPE: New Construction

AWARDS: 2019 Best Multi-Family ICF Project in US, ICF Builder Magazing

SUMMARY: Fronting the new Carloftis Garden, the residence provides quick access to academic, dining and student activity facilities surrounded by plenty of green space. New Martin Hall houses over 600 residents in a living-learning environment with two large classrooms and a 160-person multi-purpose room. The exterior façade is designed to complement existing and surrounding buildings through similar brick palette, stone and metal. The “H” layout of the building allows for secluded lawn and hardscape areas, as well as interior views of the gardens and courtyards.