Project at
Glance

Client

St. Thomas University

architects

Bermello Ajamil and Partners

location

Miami Gardens, Florida

attributes

Education, Higher Education

Status

in progress

St. Thomas University’s new Gus Machado School of Business includes a state-of-the-art classroom building, the Business School Administration Building, and the Center for Career Development. The complex comprises a two-story classroom building with 36,777 SF; two-story administration building with 13,667 SF; one-story career placement building with 5,923 SF, and open courtyard of approximately 48,000 SF, and surface parking for approximately 52 spaces.

Designed by Bermello, Ajamil & Partners the building’s open architecture design features multipurpose spaces that combine robust technology with functionalities that will help students learn real-life business practices, and will be equipped with interactive smart classrooms, audience response technology, networking and audio/visual capabilities, as well as a trading room, a global conference auditorium, the student business incubator, and a communications and media lab. An administration building for the Business School, and a building that will house an expanded Center for Career Development, Alumni Relations and a Business Commons, will round out the “campus-within-a-campus” design.

Faculty and Administration Building

  • 18 Private Faculty Offices
  • 14 Open (semi-private) Adjunct Professor Offices
  • 3 Assistant Dean Offices
  • 4 Assistant Director Offices
  • 3 Conference Rooms
  • 2-story Building
  • 13,667 Total GSF

Classroom Building

  • 12 classrooms
  • 4 tiered-seating Case Study Rooms
  • ±200 seat Auditorium

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