ALSC Architects | Lionel Hampton School of Music, Exterior ALSC Architects | Lionel Hampton School of Music, Exterior ALSC Architects | Lionel Hampton School of Music, Exterior
  • ALSC Architects | Lionel Hampton School of Music, Exterior
  • ALSC Architects | Lionel Hampton School of Music, Exterior
  • ALSC Architects | Lionel Hampton School of Music, Exterior

Lionel Hampton School of Music Renovation & Addition

University of Idaho - Moscow, ID

ALSC completed design and a 35% set of construction documents for Phase 2 of the Lionel Hampton School of Music Building project. The planned scope of work involved construction of a 40,000 square foot addition and renovation of 35,000 square foot of space within the existing building.

The expansion was designed to be reorganized around an efficient and simple plan which maintains the integrity of the existing building while reflecting the familial culture of the School of Music. The addition features a continuous or "donut" circulation system on all floors, organized around a new two-story social atrium space at the Performance Hall level. The atrium allows natural light to enter the building’s core and provides opportunities to locate classrooms and faculty offices on the interior. Vertical circulation is strategically located at each end of the atrium, balancing accessibility and "way finding" within the entire building.