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(09-06-2017 02:19 PM)2Buck Wrote:  
(09-06-2017 10:37 AM)JMUTrippster Wrote:  Brief update on construction around campus from the Daily Duke. Nothing earth shattering here but some nice pictures.

The vast majority of new construction (new to me is the last 20+ years) has been beautiful. But this monstrosity right here looks like someone dropped a glass office building on a Bluestone and then went ape-sh!t on it with Minecraft. Was this designed by 5 year-olds wired on pixy stix or what?

[Image: img_1893-e1504633525262.jpg?w=712]

geez. I hope it looks better in person.
09-06-2017 04:15 PM
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It's not the most beautiful building on campus, but I think it's a bad picture. The red brick is not THAT vivid red. Looks to me like someone shot that pic in the last seconds of sunset on a clear night. They tried to match some of the SSC brick & bluestone architecture. I'm not sure they nailed it, but I give credit for trying.
09-06-2017 10:25 PM
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(09-06-2017 02:19 PM)2Buck Wrote:  
(09-06-2017 10:37 AM)JMUTrippster Wrote:  Brief update on construction around campus from the Daily Duke. Nothing earth shattering here but some nice pictures.

The vast majority of new construction (new to me is the last 20+ years) has been beautiful. But this monstrosity right here looks like someone dropped a glass office building on a Bluestone and then went ape-sh!t on it with Minecraft. Was this designed by 5 year-olds wired on pixy stix or what?

[Image: img_1893-e1504633525262.jpg?w=712]

This made me crack up. I'm looking at the board on my phone and when I first caught a glimpse of this picture I seriously was wondering if someone had made a Lego model of some new building.
09-07-2017 01:27 AM
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Two weeks ago JMU issued an RFP for architects/engineering services for the complete interior renovation of Jackson Hall. No construction timeline or budget articulated. So put that one on the upcoming radar.
09-12-2017 12:30 PM
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(09-12-2017 12:30 PM)Deez Nuts Wrote:  Two weeks ago JMU issued an RFP for architects/engineering services for the complete interior renovation of Jackson Hall. No construction timeline or budget articulated. So put that one on the upcoming radar.

It'll be after the Wilson Renovations for sure since history is moving over there. From my discussions with history professors they're excited about being (hopefully all) under one roof for once, I think they are between 3-4 buildings right now!
09-12-2017 02:11 PM
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when is information coming out about the new convo? They said they would have something soon a few months ago now.
09-13-2017 01:43 PM
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(09-13-2017 01:43 PM)jmu-fan-1981 Wrote:  when is information coming out about the new convo? They said they would have something soon a few months ago now.

Would have to think soon. If the building is in design, and work is beginning this spring, I'd expect something this semester. I think the CoB expansion was announced at Homecoming last year?
09-13-2017 01:56 PM
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(09-06-2017 02:19 PM)2Buck Wrote:  
(09-06-2017 10:37 AM)JMUTrippster Wrote:  Brief update on construction around campus from the Daily Duke. Nothing earth shattering here but some nice pictures.

The vast majority of new construction (new to me is the last 20+ years) has been beautiful. But this monstrosity right here looks like someone dropped a glass office building on a Bluestone and then went ape-sh!t on it with Minecraft. Was this designed by 5 year-olds wired on pixy stix or what?

[Image: img_1893-e1504633525262.jpg?w=712]

Is that one building or a covered walkway with the building in the background?
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(09-13-2017 03:05 PM)Dukie95 Wrote:  
(09-06-2017 02:19 PM)2Buck Wrote:  
(09-06-2017 10:37 AM)JMUTrippster Wrote:  Brief update on construction around campus from the Daily Duke. Nothing earth shattering here but some nice pictures.

The vast majority of new construction (new to me is the last 20+ years) has been beautiful. But this monstrosity right here looks like someone dropped a glass office building on a Bluestone and then went ape-sh!t on it with Minecraft. Was this designed by 5 year-olds wired on pixy stix or what?

[Image: img_1893-e1504633525262.jpg?w=712]

Is that one building or a covered walkway with the building in the background?

It's one building, looks like the covered walkway attaches to a single-level lobby area then the larger building behind. Remember, it used to be a hospital so this makes sense. You can see the "old" version on street view in google maps. Here's the picture from JMU's site.

[Image: MADI.jpg]
09-13-2017 04:04 PM
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(09-13-2017 04:04 PM)JMUTrippster Wrote:  
(09-13-2017 03:05 PM)Dukie95 Wrote:  
(09-06-2017 02:19 PM)2Buck Wrote:  
(09-06-2017 10:37 AM)JMUTrippster Wrote:  Brief update on construction around campus from the Daily Duke. Nothing earth shattering here but some nice pictures.

The vast majority of new construction (new to me is the last 20+ years) has been beautiful. But this monstrosity right here looks like someone dropped a glass office building on a Bluestone and then went ape-sh!t on it with Minecraft. Was this designed by 5 year-olds wired on pixy stix or what?

[Image: img_1893-e1504633525262.jpg?w=712]

Is that one building or a covered walkway with the building in the background?

It's one building, looks like the covered walkway attaches to a single-level lobby area then the larger building behind. Remember, it used to be a hospital so this makes sense. You can see the "old" version on street view in google maps. Here's the picture from JMU's site.

[Image: MADI.jpg]

If they were to cover the brick in bluestone I think they could really make it look like it wasn't retrofitted.
09-14-2017 09:08 AM
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