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David Duff

David Duff

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Conceptual sketch based on discussion with university founder.
Conceptual sketch based on discussion with university founder.
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Ava Maria University

Ave Maria Master Plan
Ave Maria University, Ave Maria,  Florida

Programming, master planning, and campus design for a new 5,000-student university integrated with the new town of Ave Maria, in southwestern Florida.  This is the first new Catholic university campus in the United States to be constructed in over forty years.  The campus and town plans were developed together to create a unified theme of spiritual commitment.  The University’s campus green originates from the town’s Oratory and the town’s street pattern radiates from an elliptical urban space surrounding the Oratory.


Science, Mathematics, and Technology Building
Ave Maria University, Ave Maria, Florida

Design and planning for a 62,000sf facility containing faculty offices, seminar spaces, classrooms, laboratories and a 200-seat lecture hall. 


Student Activity Center
Ave Maria University, Ave Maria, Florida

Planning and design for a 72,000sf student activity center including bookstore, coffee shop, ballroom/ conference center, student organization offices, 500-seat dining hall, study and recreation spaces.


Ave Maria School of Law
Ave Maria University, Ave Maria, Florida

Programming, planning, and design for a 160,000sf three story building housing the complete school of law, including law library, classrooms, seminar spaces, group study areas, faculty offices, moot courtrooms.

 

Ava Maria Undergraduate Housing

Ava Maria University, Ava Maria, Florida

 

Programming, planning, and design of a five building community to intiate on campus housing.  

 

 

 

 
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Status: Built
Location: Ava Maria, Florida

 
Campus Plan with adjacent town plan.
Campus Plan with adjacent town plan.
Aerial view of campus over Ava Maria Town Center and Oratory.
Aerial view of campus over Ava Maria Town Center and Oratory.
Study area in Math Science Building
Study area in Math Science Building
Entry to Student Activity Center
Entry to Student Activity Center
Elevation of Proposed School of Law
Elevation of Proposed School of Law

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