The phase completed includes a 28,000-square-foot renovation of the existing building and a 34,000-square-foot addition allowing for a redistribution of space and an increase in practice areas, classrooms and faculty offices. The master plan identifies smaller future projects as well.
The Music School is located in the first on-campus building designed by world famous architect Eero Saarinen, thus adding an additional challenge to the project. Any change to the structure had to respect the integrity of the classic design. The team at IDS was key in helping the Dean find the right national design partner.