University of Cincinnati / University Pavilion


Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Size:  97,125SF New Construction  
Program Features:
Student Services, Administrative & Executive Offices, Visitors Center, and Admissions Offices


This University Pavilion acts as a front door to the University of Cincinnati's campus, sited at the historic entrance to the original campus and leads to Main Street, the Main Artery of Campus, allowing for direct access to the Visitor Center.  The “One-Stop Shop” brings all administrative processes for students into a single location and offers over a dozen student administrative services including student admissions & enrollment, financial aid, scheduling, undergraduate transfer, disability services, parking, housing and more. The Pavilion also includes executive offices for the President, Vice-Presidents and Board of Trustees, as well as UC’s Visitor Center.

The building features include a glass curtain wall that opens to the main quadrangle of the university, allowing views and light into the building.  At the top of the building is a covered logia and roof garden that serves as a reception venue in the heart of the campus.

GBBN Architects collaborated with Leers Weinzapfel Associates