Eckerd College IOTA Residence Complex / Campus housing upgrades and renovations / 30,500 GSF
The new IOTA Complex was designed to compliment the existing architectural style, the residential complex is comprised of four “Houses” featuring 52 Double-Bed and 41 Single-Bed Rooms. The two-story design offers a mix of single and double rooms adjacent to inviting lounge or “living rooms” to foster a sense of community. Two houses include kitchenettes and two houses include indoor laundry facilities designed to encourage interaction among the residents of the four houses. The complex features porches, courtyards, and walking/bike paths to celebrate open spaces.
Fast-Tracked, the IOTA Complex was completed in an unprecedented 295 days for both design and construction to meet the College’s move-in schedule. Scope included site development, utilities, lighting and landscaping. Constructed on a coastal site within an A-Flood Zone, the complex is hurricane-hardened to withstand a Cat-3 storm event with impact glass windows and doors. IOTA is LEED-NC Certified with “Smart Building” Energy Management Systems.