Hebron Academy Athletic Complex

The 60,000-square-foot athletic facility houses an elevated running track and field house, squash courts, fitness center, team rooms, and athletic offices. The facility is a key component of the campus transformation and supports adjacent athletic fields and the Academy’s nature trail network. A creative combination of pre-engineered structures and conventional construction dramatically contained building costs…

University of Southern Maine McGoldrick Center for Career & Student Success

The McGoldrick Center for Career & Student Success serves as the campus’s social heart and living room with amenities including a 300-seat dining hall, student lounge, bookstore, and café/pub. The Center houses a Career & Employment Hub and a 4,500-square-foot multipurpose room to host career fairs, employer presentations, and networking events with local business leaders….

University of Southern Maine Portland Commons Residence Hall

Portland Commons Residence Hall is the university’s first on-campus housing facility in Portland and accommodates nearly 600 students. This eight-story residential hall has 385 units, including single-occupancy rooms, studios, and larger multiple-room apartments. Students can comfortably study and relax in the shared kitchen and gathering spaces, semi-private courtyard, and the Sky Lounge, which offers stunning…

Husson University Wellness Learning Center

In pursuit of enhancing student well-being and hands-on learning, SMRT partnered with Husson University to design a multifunctional student wellness center. The space includes an experiential learning area with a simulation center and lab for the university’s nursing, occupational therapy, and physical therapy programs and a clinical area where students can access healthcare and counseling…

University of Southern Maine Dubyak Center Expansion Renovation

The University of Southern Maine (USM) wanted to renovate the second floor of their existing Science Building (C-Wing) on the Portland campus to expand the University’s growing Michael E. Dubyak Center for Digital Science & Innovation. The program provides a physics classroom, a computer classroom, an innovation technology café, research labs, staff offices, and spaces…

Kennebec Valley Community College Sustainable Agriculture Lab Building

This new 18,000-square-foot building on Kennebec Valley Community College’s Harold Alfond campus integrates experiential learning, sustainability, the farm-to-table movement, and philanthropy. A model for future campus development, the building includes food processing and testing labs, general classrooms, and a lecture hall. Adhering to a tight construction budget, the SMRT team achieved near NetZero performance by…

University of New England Harold and Bibby Alfond Center for Health Sciences

The design of the new Harold and Bibby Alfond Center for Health Sciences was developed through an analysis of the University of New England’s Portland Campus. Organic growth and aggregation through acquisition created discontinuities in the campus fabric. The buildings stitch together the campus and provide the mechanism for future cohesive campus expansion. The building…

University of Maine New Balance Field House and Memorial Gym

With a goal of attracting top athletes, driving revenues and sponsorships, and elevating the user experience, SMRT was engaged to design the renovations for the University of Maine’s historic athletic facilities. To maximize limited state funding, SMRT guided the university to concentrate on the field house, which maximized limited state funding and led to a…

University of Maine Green Engineering & Materials Factory of the Future

SMRT and Grimshaw are currently working with the University of Maine on the development of the Green Engineering and Materials (GEM) Research Factory of the Future. The Advanced Structures and Composites team looks to build on its reputation as a national and international leader in commercially scaled, next-generation Research & Development (R&D) on composite materials…

Lakes Region Community College Center for Arts & Technology

The specialized science laboratories and nursing simulation center in the college’s new academic building prepare graduates for health and science careers. A two-story, 30,000-square-foot addition features classrooms for distance learning, while comfortable nooks, inspired by the tranquility of Japanese tea houses, were created to provide quiet space for commuter students between classes. Exterior and interior…