Samford University Center

Renovation of the two-story University Center at Samford University project includes:

  • Major infrastructure and utility upgrades
  • Annex office space that will house Student Life Services​
  • Renovation and relocation of the university bookstore
  • Food court renovation with five dining options including Chic​k-fil-​A, ​Moe’s Southwest Grill, O’Henrys Coffee, Boar’s Head Deli, and Samford Grill
  • Renovation to the first and second-floor student common areas
  • Renovation and relocation of the mailroom
  • Redesigned Harry’s, a large multipurpose venue with tables, as well as an elevated platform for performances/speeches.

During the preconstruction phase, the team went through a process of collecting students’ suggestions to help in the design. In addition, they are using several SmartBuild strategies including BIM modeling, laser scanning of existing structures, big room collaboration, location-based scheduling, and target value design.


Samford University

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Davis Architects


Birmingham, Alabama

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