Perry World House is another project handled by 1100 Architects. The building is a part of the University of Pennsylvania which is located in Philadelphia. The building functions as a new center for global engagement at the heart of the university. Currently, the Perry World House is in the process of obtaining LEED Silver Certification.
The Perry World House
In light of the Perry World House project, the architecture firm maintained a part of a historic house which was previously built in 1851.
The firm decided to come with a new limestone structure for the façade.
The end result of the project is a 17,400 square foot building that allows the affiliate from the university’s 12 schools to address international affairs in a cross-disciplinary way.
Innovative Structure Systems
With innovative structural systems, the firm was able to establish open and flexible spaces as well as accommodating meeting rooms, classrooms, common areas, and offices.
All these facilities are existed to encourage interaction and multi-disciplinary exchange among the students.
Focusing on the building’s main core, there is the World Forum with a glass-enclosed atrium. It acts as a dynamic multi-use event space to hold lectures, seminars, and other special events.
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