UNION, NJ – Netta Architects was honored as the design member of the Kean University Residence Hall project that was selected as one of the Best Student Housing Projects of 2018 by the Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal.
The project which was developed as a Public Private Partnership between Kean University and the Michael’s Organization consists of a 6-story, 112,555 square foot student residence hall with 384 beds and a total of 104 units and housing for 1,200 upperclassmen and freshman students. Amenities include study and social spaces, food courts, game rooms, mail rooms, a fitness center, trade shops, and a conference center.
The design focus of a creative plan to transform the current original campus’s building site into a student community centered around a vibrant “piazza.” The central piazza and common green contain an outdoor food court, seating and a ‘big-screen’ for films and live entertainment. The project is connected into the main campus fabric via the renowned “Cougar Walk.”
This project was completed on a fast track basis
in July 2018 in time for the university to move in students for the start of the 2018-2019 academic year.
About Netta Architects LLC
Netta Architects is an award-winning architectural design and planning firm specializing in sustainable design and Public-Private Partnerships (P3). Strategically located in Mountain-side, New Jersey, New York City and Boca Raton, Florida, Netta Architects is ideally located to serve our clients throughout the east coast.