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Tulane University uptown campus tour of the university's sustainable projects featured at the 2014 Greenbuild Conference in New Orleans.

Riding the Green Wave

Greenbuild Tour of Tulane's Uptown Campus
Monday, October 20, 2014
2-6 pm

For more information and to register for the tour click here.

To find out more information about the progress of Yulman Stadium please follow this link.

J. Bennett Johnston Health & Environmental Research Building, recently renovated by New Orleans architecture and interior design firm Eskew+Dumez+Ripple along with Markdesign LLC, won the 2014 IDEA Award of Excellence for Renovation/Historic Preservation from the International Interior Design Association.

Construction on Greenbaum House is now complete and is being occupied by it's first class of students for the 2014-2015 academic year. Greenbaum House will be the third residence hall following the residential college model with Wall Residential College and Weatherhead Hall preceding it. 


The Hertz Center



Design Team:

Gould Evans Associates with Lee Ledbetter & Associates
 


Contractor:

Brice Building Company


Completed:

2011




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photo courtesy of the Times-Picayune



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The November 17, 2011 dedication of the Hertz Center significantly advanced Tulane’s Athletics training capacity and provided student athletes a state-of-the-art basketball and volleyball practice facility on the universities uptown campus. The 43,000 square foot facility accommodates a 15,000 square foot gymnasium with two full practice courts, Strength Training and Hydrotherapy facilities, 1,200 square foot locker rooms and lounges for women’s volleyball and men’s and women’s basketball, as well as sport dedicated coaching suites with dedicated conference rooms. The theater style Film Room is a valuable coaching tool allowing coaches to review practices and games with the team.

The building’s massing consists of a first-floor masonry base visually supporting a second-floor perforated zinc-panel rain-screen. Rotation of these two ‘stacked’ rectangles creates voids that introduce indirect natural light to the internal spaces. The faceted zinc panels have a reflective quality that is animated as the sun tracks through each day and season.

For more on the new Hertz Center, visit Tulane's NewWave and GreenWave.

6320 S Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70125 504-862-8129 website@tulane.edu