A 300-seat recital hall and music school for the Music department of the College. The new oval-shaped lobby, hall and rehearsal room is built within the restored shell of the Curtis Pool Building, a historic structure originally designed by McKim Mead and White. It is also the setting for performances by world-renowned recitalists and chamber groups. (Alan Joslin, Principal-in-Charge [Design Phase] with William Rawn Associates, Architects, Inc.)


Project Credits

OWNER: Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

CONTRACTOR: H.P. Cummings Construction Co.

ARCHITECT: William Rawn Associates, Architects


Project Data

STATUS: Completed 2007

SIZE: 19,000 sf renovation

COST: $15 million

Honors and Awards

2012 National AIA/CAE Educational Facility Design Award

2011 Boston Society of Architects Sustainable Design Award

2008 Merit Award in Architecture, United States Institute for Theatre Technology

2007 Higher Education Facilities Award, Boston Society of Architects