The interior design approach and use of finish materials are based on Reed’ s goal to create a warm “home-like” environment. The traditional floor plan of common areas on the ground floor and bedrooms on the upper levels connected with an open stair reinforce this residential feel. The interior finish materials consist of hardwood floors with area carpets in most of the main level common spaces, tile floors with wood cabinets in the kitchens and naturally finished wood or painted wood trim and doors throughout each building. The interior colours and wood types vary by building. While single and divided double rooms are the typical room type, each is different in plan and shape to provide a wide variety of environments for students. All rooms have large wood-framed windows for natural light and ventilation. Each room has built-in closets and many of the upper level rooms have dormers with sloped ceilings for additional variety. Natural cork floors were also used in the student rooms for warmth, acoustical properties and durability.
1. View of Aspen 2. View of Sitka 3. Back façade of Sitka 4. View of Bidwell
Published on Mar 17, 2011
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