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UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE

NEW RESIDENCE HALL

LOCATION

Louisville, Kentucky

 

ARCHITECT 

CONTRACTOR

Messer Construction

PROJECT FACTS

New $35.0 M five-story 452-bed residence hall (NRH 2021) and attached Cultural & Equity Center is comprised of 8” cast-in-place Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) exterior bearing walls with a single structural steel interior beam/column line located within an 8” cold-formed metal framing corridor wall.  The floor system consists of 8” hollow-core precast concrete planks with a 3” concrete topping. Foundations consist of concrete grade beams framing between concrete drilled piers bearing on bedrock.  The use ICF construction on this project contributed toward a more energy-efficient, sustainable, and economical building design.  NRH 2021 is located in the heart of the Belknap campus directly adjacent to the Student Activities Center.  

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