West Campus Housing Redevelopment – Dining Hall

Knoxville, Tennessee

The University of Tennessee selected JAI to design a new, state-of-the-art dining facility that is the anchor and hub of student life for the West Campus Redevelopment project. The project pairs the client’s directive of a collegiate gothic architectural vocabulary with progressive food preparation strategies to support a 1,200-seat dining hall, campus bakery, Chick-fil-A restaurant and a convenience store.

Rocky Top Dining Hall features open dining rooms on multiple levels within architecture that encourages activity throughout the building. The primary student dining room boasts a 50-foot vaulted space with a massive, exposed brick fireplace and chimney and features sweeping views of the campus and mountains beyond.

More than 300,000 bricks were set utilizing interesting and historic brick patterns such as herringbone; raised diamond diaper; raised and recessed checkerboards of running bond; and raised Flemish bond.

JAI carefully selected a team of consultants with extensive experience in higher education dining facilities to partner on the project. The team worked diligently to provide a comprehensive and fully coordinated design that illustrates the complexities inherent to a three-story dining facility.

The University of Tennessee selected JAI to design a new, state-of-the-art dining facility that is the anchor and hub of student life for the West Campus Redevelopment project. The project pairs the client’s directive of a collegiate gothic architectural vocabulary with progressive food preparation strategies to support a 1,200-seat dining hall, campus bakery, Chick-fil-A restaurant and a convenience store.

Rocky Top Dining Hall features open dining rooms on multiple levels within architecture that encourages activity throughout the building. The primary student dining room boasts a 50-foot vaulted space with a massive, exposed brick fireplace and chimney and features sweeping views of the campus and mountains beyond.

More than 300,000 bricks were set utilizing interesting and historic brick patterns such as herringbone; raised diamond diaper; raised and recessed checkerboards of running bond; and raised Flemish bond.

JAI carefully selected a team of consultants with extensive experience in higher education dining facilities to partner on the project. The team worked diligently to provide a comprehensive and fully coordinated design that illustrates the complexities inherent to a three-story dining facility.





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West Campus Housing Redevelopment – Dining Hall

Knoxville, Tennessee

Client

University of Tennessee

Size

78600

Completion

2021

Cost

41500000

Services Provided

Architectural Design
Key Personnel Test

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Awards & Recognition

Address(es)

1017 Francis St,Knoxville,Tennessee,37996
Rooms

Housing Units

Seats

Consultant(s)

Civil
Fulghum MacIndoe & Associates, Inc.
Structural
Ross Bryan Associates, Inc.
M, P, FP
Engineering Services Group, Inc.
Electrical
Engineering Services Group, Inc.
Design
Simmons Studio Architects
Interior Design
Lauderdale Design Group
Food Service
Ricca Design Studios
Fire Protection
Performance Design Technologies (PDT)
Landscape
IBI Group
Geotech
Professional Engineering Services

Reference(s)

Darryl Gibson,
865-974-2231, [email protected], University of Tennessee, , , ,
West Campus Housing Redevelopment – Dining Hall

Knoxville, Tennessee

The University of Tennessee selected JAI to design a new, state-of-the-art dining facility that is the anchor and hub of student life for the West Campus Redevelopment project. The project pairs the client’s directive of a collegiate gothic architectural vocabulary with progressive food preparation strategies to support a 1,200-seat dining hall, campus bakery, Chick-fil-A restaurant and a convenience store.

Rocky Top Dining Hall features open dining rooms on multiple levels within architecture that encourages activity throughout the building. The primary student dining room boasts a 50-foot vaulted space with a massive, exposed brick fireplace and chimney and features sweeping views of the campus and mountains beyond.

More than 300,000 bricks were set utilizing interesting and historic brick patterns such as herringbone; raised diamond diaper; raised and recessed checkerboards of running bond; and raised Flemish bond.

JAI carefully selected a team of consultants with extensive experience in higher education dining facilities to partner on the project. The team worked diligently to provide a comprehensive and fully coordinated design that illustrates the complexities inherent to a three-story dining facility.

PROJECT DETAILS

The University of Tennessee selected JAI to design a new, state-of-the-art dining facility that is the anchor and hub of student life for the West Campus Redevelopment project. The project pairs the client’s directive of a collegiate gothic architectural vocabulary with progressive food preparation strategies to support a 1,200-seat dining hall, campus bakery, Chick-fil-A restaurant and a convenience store.

Rocky Top Dining Hall features open dining rooms on multiple levels within architecture that encourages activity throughout the building. The primary student dining room boasts a 50-foot vaulted space with a massive, exposed brick fireplace and chimney and features sweeping views of the campus and mountains beyond.

More than 300,000 bricks were set utilizing interesting and historic brick patterns such as herringbone; raised diamond diaper; raised and recessed checkerboards of running bond; and raised Flemish bond.

JAI carefully selected a team of consultants with extensive experience in higher education dining facilities to partner on the project. The team worked diligently to provide a comprehensive and fully coordinated design that illustrates the complexities inherent to a three-story dining facility.





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