[FIRST LOOK] Hopkins Architects has completed the first phase of its North College redevelopment for the Rice University in Houston
Designed in collaboration with American practice Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas & Company, the 27,500 sq m scheme has created two new residential college blocks - each housing up to 650 students.
The five-storey McMurtry College and Duncan College buildings have their own dining hall and two-storey Masters of the Colleges residences but share kitchen facilities.
The redevelopment of the South College campus will begin later this summer.
Rice University boasts a wealth of schemes by high-profile architects with the original campus created by Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson and otherbuildings by James Stirling and Michael Wilford, Ricardo Bofill, Cambridge Seven Associates, John Outram, and Antoine Predock.