Powell Student Center - Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY


  • Assignment: General Contractor
  • Architect: Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects
  • Mechanical Engineer: Staggs & Fisher
  • Structural Engineer: Brown + Kubican Engineers
  • Civil Engineer: Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects


This 120,528 sf remodel involved the addition of multi-use spaces, two restaurants and meeting rooms; replacement of the chiller, boiler and two air handler units; and an updated steam system.




  • The project’s location on campus required extensive site logistics, planning and phasing to ensure construction activities didn’t compromise student safety while minimizing disruption to daily operations.

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