Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
Collaboration and technology on display in a cutting-edge building
Setting a precedent for technology in a higher-education building, this nationally significant Center for Informatics brings technology and the arts together into one signature space. Programmed with an abundance of flexible, interactive learning and collaboration spaces, the building’s distinctive “Digitorium” is the core of the space; a two-story, flexible, multi-purpose room equipped for a wide range of interactive experiences. This building is now the beating heart of the campus—technologically superior, sustainably built, and warm and inviting.
This innovative building brings together the departments of Business Informatics, Communication, Computer Science, and the Center for Applied Informatics. With extensive glass walls, programmable, color-changing LED lights, and sweeping curves of wooden mullions crowned by a green roof, the building announces that something new and creative is happening inside.
- Innovative, flexible, interconnected spaces meet the diverse needs of College of Informatics students, faculty, staff, and collaborators.
- The innovative, multi-purpose “Digitorium” is equipped for a wide range of interactive experiences for teaching, research, collaboration, presentation, gaming, simulation, and performance purposes.
- The center includes specialized spaces, such as video and audio studios, as well as informal study, collaboration, and “hang-out” spaces, making the building a vibrant hub of activity.