BLT Architects’ higher education design experience encompasses campus district planning, feasibility studies, and both new construction and renovation projects ranging from 4000 SF to over 200,000 SF. Our broad range of program capabilities include academic, administrative, science/research, on/off campus housing, parking, and central energy structures, along with accompanying landscaped gardens and parterres.
Providing creative, high-value stewardship for academic real estate portfolios.
The original Charles Z. Klauder Potato Grower’s Hospital, built in 1929 as a gift of the Potato Growers of the State of Pennsylvania and later expanded and renamed after PSU physician Joseph Ritenour during a 1954 expansion by Trautwein & Howard, is being retooled to modern needs of the University.
The Falvey Reading Room renovation takes the hidden potential of Villanova’s original library building and creates a comfortable and inviting space with a two-story high ceiling and tall windows along its north wall.
The Dornsife Center is a Drexel-supported resource hub for community services and knowledge exchange with West Philadelphia neighborhoods. The project site required renovation and restoration of three existing buildings.
As the preliminary phase of Falvey Library's new master plan, this renovation transforms an open stacks area on the second floor into a new learning environment, creating spaces for study, tutoring and research.