Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University Mori Hosseini Student Union
The Mori Hosseini Student Union building’s sweeping design is inspired by the gracefulness of birds in flight and gives physical expression to the university’s mission and focus: the teaching of aviation and aerospace.
Located at the front door to the campus, the building’s expansive, three-story atrium is an open and light filled space that anchors and integrates the collaborative social and learning interiors. Encircled by lounges, dining venues, group study rooms, career services and the university library; this virtual ‘city within a city’ offers myriad places to meet, prepare for class or relax. The accessible rooftop Flight Desk offers breathtaking views of the campus and Daytona Beach. Included among the study, meeting and event spaces are exhibition areas for student art and photography displays.
After dark, the building becomes a luminous beacon for the campus and community.
2020 NLB Tesla Award