Thursday, May 14, 2009

Gallaudet Building Wins Award

A building on the campus of Gallaudet has won an award for its design. International Interior Design Association Mid-Atlantic Chapter has given SmtihGroup a Silver Award in the Educational/Institutional category for its design of the new James Lee Sorenson Language and Communication Center. The 87,000 square foot building has special elements designed to enhance communication between those using sign language. Corridors widen to enhance site lines and rounded corners allow greater visibility at intersections.