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Michael Moran/OTTO

ARCHITECTURE MERIT

KIM AND TRITTON RESIDENCE HALLS
TOD WILLIAMS BILLIE TSIEN ARCHITECTS | PARTNERS
HAVERFORD, PA
Located on a gently sloping site, the Kim and Tritton Residence
Halls at Haverford College are two rectangular-shaped, 21,500-squarefoot buildings clad in a handmade variegated brick that complements
the surrounding masonry on campus. Students had voiced their
preference for low structures that contained all single rooms, so each
two-level structure features 40 single rooms per floor. The rooms are
arranged around common areas instead of the standard double-loaded
corridor, which resulted in a plan with the same area but much less
perimeter, affording the creation of additional bedrooms and more
common space. The design team studied the scale and dimension of
simple custom furniture reflecting the college's Quaker tradition, so a
variety of room layouts could be achieved in small bedrooms.
A central open courtyard in each building provides light, air, and a
protected outdoor space for student use. Lounges and kitchens are on
either side of these courtyards. When weather permits, large sliding
glass doors can be opened to connect inside and outside. Laundry
facilities, bathrooms, and a study room with expansive views are located
nearby. Early in the design process, the architects realized the building
site was situated on unusable fill that would require significant remediation. Rather than being trucked off-site, the fill was used to create
a landscaped berm between two structures. Stairs and walkways are
carved into the scuptured berm. Concrete and etched-glass bridges link
the upper level to the top of the mound, while planted retaining walls
create terraces and paths at the lower level. The dorms were designed
to achieve a LEED Gold Certification.

Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners
Design Team
Tod Williams, FAIA, Billie Tsien, AIA, William Vincent,
Robin Blodgett, Johnny Cho, David Later,
Aurelie Paradiso, Miriam Petersen, John Skillern,
Elisa Testa, Jennifer Turner, Mathieu Verougstraete
Collaborators
AGC Design, Associated Architects, Severud
Associates, Altieri Sebor Weber, J. Roger Preston,
Ove Arup & Partners, ADI Limited, Hip Hing
Construction, Yearfull Contracting, Acoustic
Dimensions, Architectural Resources Group, Ivan C.C.
Ho, Axis Group Limited, Construction Specifications,
Langdon & Seah, Dan Euser Waterarchitecture,
Fisher Dachs Associates, Walker and Zanger

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Oculus - Summer 2017 Design Awards

Letter from the President
Introduction
Best in Competition
De Maria Pavilion
Main: East Side Lofts
INTERIORS Honor
The Met Breuer
PROJECTS Honor
Re-Envisioning Branch Libraries Design Study
The Gowanus Canal Sponge Park Pilot
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