The revitalized quad carries through the main campus spine, reinforcing the master plan goals, and sets the character for materials and fixtures for future development. The open space connects to all adjoining circulation and clarifies pedestrian flow to building entries that frame the space. A former storage space in the adjacent building is completely opened up to create a cafe that helps activate the quad.
Coppin State University
A formerly dull, hard paved plaza surrounded by three uninviting buildings is a re-imagined welcoming heart for the campus with stronger connections, activated edges, a much used green space, and an appealing array of formal and informal landscape elements.