Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of education facilities, has been awarded a $63 million contract by the Georgia Institute of Technology to provide construction services on the G. Wayne Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons. The facility is scheduled for completion in May 2011.
The 220,000 sq. ft. Learning Commons will include innovative classrooms that foster experiential, collaborative learning, a learning center that connects students with faculty, post-doctoral fellows, graduate teaching assistants and student peers in science, math, and communications classes on a walk-in basis, science laboratories for biology, chemistry, earth and atmospheric science and physics, lecture halls, project team rooms, a Language Resource Center, Writing and Presentation Skills Center and an Information Commons equipped with computer workstations; and an Office of Information Technology (OIT)/Center for Enhancement of Teaching & Learning (CETL) collaborative.
"We are proud to continue our more than 20 year relationship with the Georgia Institute of Technology and manage the construction of this important facility to benefit the students, faculty and community served by the G. Wayne Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons," said Dave Butler, Vice President and General Manager of Turner's Atlanta operations.