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It's About Time to Redesign

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Imagine a new PUB that reflects the spirit of collaboration, interaction and opportunity that defines the student union.

  • EWU Students: This project is for you! Be sure to vote May 6!

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Eastern Washington University has hired Perkins+Will (P+W) to provide architectural/engineering predesign services for the renovation and upgrade of the Pence Union Building (PUB). The goal of the pre-design is to establish a facility that will house programs which meets the expectations of EWU students as they relate to today's modern student union building. P+W have the expertise to engage stakeholders and assist EWU in establishing the best balance of infrastructure and aesthetic improvements with appropriate building program elements.

KEY PROJECT GOALS

  • Improve dining options
  • Significantly increase student lounge and "hangout" spaces, especially for commuter students
  • Develop additional collaborative workspace for student clubs and organizations
  • Improve Multi-Purpose Room (MPR) and student event spaces
  • Create a campus information desk
  • Improve bus access and waiting area
  • Update building design to be open and light-filled
  • Address safety concerns
  • Make building more environmentally friendly and sustainable

Learn more: ewu.edu/pubredesign

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