Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Education Technology Center

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Institution Name: Reed College
Original/Historic Place Name: Education Technology Center
Location on Campus:
Date(s) of Construction:
2002original construction Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Partnership
Designer: Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Partnership
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Postmodern, Contemporary (Glossary)
Significance: architecture, education
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Foundation: concrete
Walls: brick
Roof: copper
2002-present (2006)faculty offices (also staff offices)
2002-present (2006)other (technology support spaces)
ca. 2002-present (2006)classrooms (open computer labs)

The new Education Technology Center is important to Reed College in that it is the latest academic building to be constructed and continues the direction of restoring the original academic Gothic style. The Center currently houses computing and information services. It is a very flexible plan that can accommodate a variety of functions in the same manner as the original Eliot Hall Classroom Building, built in 1912.


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