University of Georgia

Bolton Dining Commons | Athens, GA

COST
$27M
 
COMPLETION DATE
August 2014
 
SIZE
64,000 SF
 
1,000 Seats
 
2-Story
 
ARCHITECT OF RECORD
Smith Dalia Architects
Atlanta, GA
 
DESIGN ARCHITECT
Bruner/Cott & Associates
Cambridge, MA
GENERAL CONTRACTOR
Whiting-Turner
Baltimore, MD
CIVIL ENGINEERS
Eberly & Associates, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS
Uzun + Case, LLC.
Atlanta, GA
MEP ENGINEERS
Spencer Bristol Engineering
Norcross, GA
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT
Koons Environmental Design
Athens, GA
MISC
10,000 Meals Served on Opening Day
 
Largest Dining Facility on Campus
 
iPad Powered Nutrition Stations
 
SUSTAINABILITY
LEED Designed
 
AWARDS
American School & University, Outstanding Design
November 2015
spaces4learning Education Design Showcase Honorable Mention Winner
September 2015
 

Energy Efficient equipment. Over 1,000 Seats. State-of-the-art heating and air conditioning system. Expanded dining options.

 

A three-story dining hall. A convertible private event space. A pedestrian bridge connects Bolton Dining Commons to Tate Student Center and Miller Learning Center, providing students with a safer way to cross busy streets. Food-related, students will have more options. 10 platforms. A bakery, grill, 24-hour breakfast counter, a deli, a Mexican food section, an Asian food section, a pasta section, a rotisserie section, a tradition food section, a milkshake bar, and a hydration station.

 

Locally grown produce, made-to-order specialties, convenience items and late-night snacks. Exhibition preparation and small batch cooking encourages fresh and quality food.

 

PUBLICATIONS
Masonry Design Magazine, A Fresh Equation for Campus Dining, Winter, 2015-2016
American School & University, 2015 Architectural Portfolio Outstanding Design, November, 2015
spaces4learning, Bolton Dining Commons: Honorable Mention Winner 2015 Education Design Showcase, September 1, 2015
 
Food ManagementA First Look at UGA’s Dazzling New Dining Commons, September 29, 2014
 
The Red & BlackNew Bolton Dining Commons breaks records within first week of class, August 28, 2014
 
Online AthensRecord-setting new Bolton Dining Commons a long way from the Revoltin' Bolton of old, August 22, 2014

 

University of Georgia Food ServiceNew Bolton to cost $27 million, April 5, 2012