UMASS Lowell

Lowell, MA

Size 321K SF / 175 chairs
Architect ADD Inc
Construction Walsh Brothers
Products Haworth Very seating
Date 2013
LEED Status Seeking LEED Silver

Environments at Work (EAW) was selected to provide all seating for UMASS Lowell’s two new suite-style residence halls - the 173,000-squarefoot University Suites and the 148,000-square-foot Riverview Suites. Together, the state-of-the-art buildings provide housing for nearly 1000 students.

EAW provided both task and side seating for all faculty, RA and RD offices within the University Suites building, as well as seminar chairs for the study rooms. In the Riverview Suites, EAW provided Haworth Very chairs for all the meeting spaces.

Constructed in part with recycled materials and with the goal of maximum energy effi ciency, the University Suites residence hall is seeking a Silver Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certifi cation from the U.S. Green Buildings Council. In collaboration with LEED requirements, the Haworth Very chairs off er potential points under the following categories: Material & Resources, Indoor Environmental Quality and Innovation & Design Process.

UMASS Lowell is a national research university located on a high-energy campus in the heart of a global community.