University Store


Georgia Southern University Statesboro, Georgia

A.I.A. Award For Excellence in Architecture
–South Georgia Chapter
The store site lies between the main street dining hall/post office and the student union. Linkage to those facilities is reinforced by the building shape and plaza edged by “sitting steps.” Repetitive building corners allow extensive glass for displays on the interior and exterior. The interior sales area under staggered roofs is conceived as a “market hall” with a light-filled open space visually extended by a north-facing glass curtain wall. The merchandising design includes three 18-foot high display towers, two 20-foot high display scaffolds at the curtain wall, and triangular graphic banners.