This building is an integration of art, movement and architecture. The dance studio is a glass box that celebrates the dance program and functions as a display window to the university mall. It is protected from the elements by a scrim of woven wire.

"Much like the ecosystems in the desert Southwest, the University of Arizona is an ecosystem with many different facets that are interdependent on one another.  The work that will take place at the ENR2 building represents the very best of our University." - UA President Ann Weaver Hart.

The $30-million renovation has changed almost everything in the 41-year-old facility. "Coaching in it, playing in it, you get the sense that something that was special has somehow become even more special," Arizona men's basketball head coach Sean Miller said.

"It's ridiculous; I love it," Arizona guard Gabe York said about the new McKale Center.

An extensive addition and renovation that is the new home for football operations.

"We were here six years ago and the football facilities were really outdated. This is the first time I've been back and I was blown away with what they've done. Now, Arizona can say our program is real, our administration backs us, football matters, it's not just a basketball school." - Kirk Herbstreit, an analyst on the "College GameDay" September 2015

For more than a century, Old Main has been the face of the University of Arizona. The oldest structure on campus - and one of the oldest public buildings in Arizona, the two-story structure has undergone a major face-lift.  Workers replaced the original metal roof and sagging veranda. They reinforced the floors with steel. New heating and air-conditioning systems were installed on the second floor. The exterior style isn't changed, but the interior contains several modern touches.The restored Old Main includes offices for UA President Ann Weaver Hart.

The HSEB creates an iconic identity for the University of Arizona School of Medicine on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus and responds to its urban locale and desert environment. The Arizona desert climate and need for reduced energy consumption informed much of the design.

Inspired by the iconic canyon formations found throughout Arizona, the facade reinterprets stratified earth layers revealed over time as a copper sunscreen protecting the exterior building enclosure from direct solar exposure. 

Both an expansion and renovation of the existing College of Optical Sciences facilities, the Meinel building includes teaching and research laboratories, six floors of offices, discussion areas, conference rooms, and an auditorium. The 47,000 square-foot cast-in-place concrete structure, wrapped on three-sides in copper-alloy panels, harmonizes with the largely brick vocabulary of the campus while reflecting the ethereal quality of the wide Arizona sky. The facade, however, is merely a prelude for what awaits inside - where light and architecture seamlessly combine to create moments of pure awe.

Árbol de la Vida (Tree of Life) is the largest and newest Honors hall, and is home to more than 700 residents. This co-ed hall features striking architecture and modern finishes with bridges connecting the five buildings, which range in height from four to six stories. It also offers a number of award-winning sustainable features and community spaces.

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CALS Never Settles - Forbes Lobby Renovation

In response to the insurmountable demand for leaders in global commerce, The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences upgraded its approach to transitioning students into the work force. After months of renovations the college is proud to unveil the new Forbes Lobby, renovation managed by UA's Planning Design and Construction. The space exhibits the Career Center and the Center for Academic Programs so that students looking for help can find it quickly and efficiently. Never Settle.

ENR2: A New Model for Sustainability

The UA's greenest building will make its debut during a September 10 dedication event, which is free and open to the public.

Poised to become the most sustainable building on the University of Arizona campus, Environment & Natural Resources Phase 2 is a forward-focused, people-centered building whose much-anticipated debut finally has arrived.

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