Penn States South Halls Residence Complex Renovations State College Pa Photo courtesy of Clark Nexsen PC
Penn State’s South Halls Residence Complex Renovations, State College, Pa. Photo courtesy of Clark Nexsen, PC

Sustainable Reuse at Penn State University

When Penn State University, University Park, decided to renovate the South Halls Residential Complex, sustainability and responsible use of resources were at the forefront of the discussions.  

The eight residence halls were built in the mid-1950s. By reusing the existing buildings, the university saved many tons of debris from filling local landfills, and preserved a piece of local history. These halls were named for and ded

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