With a goal to add a recital hall that complements and enhances their existing music program, Northern Arizona University knew they could rely on Henderson Engineers to provide a building systems design that achieved just that.

The recital hall included the replacement of the band and choir rooms with optimal acoustics, multifunction lobby elevator for the recital hall, practice room and ardrey auditional, and additional donor space. Located on what was previously the roof of the Creative Arts Center, the new auditorium and performing arts facility houses 250 seats for its patrons. The project’s scopeincludedutilizingtheexistingcampuschilledwaterandsteamdistributionsystems,anewelectricservicethatbackfeedstheexistingservicesfortheexistingbuilding,alongwiththedesignofanupgradedtelecommunicationsinfrastructuretosupportvoiceanddatacommunications.


Flagstaff, AZ

Project Size

Approx. 26,853 SF


Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Sustainability, Telecom


LEED-NC v2009 Gold-level, Education Project of the Year


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