Florida International University Student Academic Support
The four-story multipurpose student support complex is the first point of contact for students who attend FIU from around the world. FIU Student Academic Center is built to inspire with a burnished finished architectural precast facade with extreme angled fin panels with a metallic look.
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The distinctive exterior look of the FIU Student Academic Center features grills that are strategically placed to diffuse light in the interior building environments.
The fin-like design creates a beautiful exterior architecture and brings natural light into the building at the FIU Student Academics Center.
Gate Precast achieved the metal-panel look was achieved by using a burnished GATEstone finish and offers a thinner profile and stronger hurricane resistance.
Precast wall panels with integral sunshades provide a striking focal point at the new FIU student academics complex.
Through shade studies, the architect was able to balance natural light with temperature, limiting the native heat and keeping interiors cool.
A mix of glass and precast design can produce a stunning building exterior that turns heads. The FIU Student Academic Center is built to inspire with a burnished finished architectural precast facade with extreme angled fin panels with a metallic look.