The two-story Dining Commons at SMU offers students a place to dine, socialize, or study, and is conveniently connected to the rest of campus. With seven food stations featuring wood-burning pizza ovens, fresh produce, international cuisine and Southern-style home cooking, there are food options to match any appetite. 

 

A dining rotunda for formal events allows residential halls to gather and eat together each month. Projection screens provide students a place to watch sporting or political events. Outdoor seating gives students the option to enjoy the weather. The Dining Commons has a lot to offer from great food to plenty of spaces to get together on campus – students are discovering it all. 

 

PUBLICATIONS
spaces4learning, Residential and Dining Commons: Project of Distinction Winner 2015 Education Design Showcase, September 1, 2015
The GarretResidential college model the focus here at SMU, December 18, 2014
 

Southern Methodist University

Residential Student Housing | Dallas, TX

COST
$146M
 
COMPLETION DATE
May 2014
 
SIZE
401,040 SF
 
5 Residence Halls
 
1,250 Beds
 
500 Seats
 
ARCHITECT
KSQ Architects
Grapevine, TX
 
MISC
2-Story
 
SUSTAINABILITY
Pursuing LEED Gold Certification
AWARDS
spaces4learning Education Design Showcase Project of Distinction Winner
September 2015