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Project Type: New
Construction Cost: $6.5M
Size: 40,000 SF

Performing Arts

Regis College Fine Arts Center

Weston, MA

The siting of the fine arts center gives Regis College public visibility, as the rest of the college is tucked upon a wooded hill. The three main departments – drama, art, and music – spread from the central two-story lobby which is designed for large gatherings such as receptions for exhibits at the art gallery or theatre intermissions.

The first floor focuses on the 650-seat theater and the drama program including scene shop, green room, and a “black box” theater for 125 people. The second floor serves the music program with choral rehearsal, practice, and electronic music rooms; library; and administrative offices. The third floor meets the top of the site. It opens to a wide corridor suitable for student display and leads to the art department with lecture hall, offices, and studios.

Client Testimonial

“I want to thank you for the creativity, vision and personal commitment demonstrated in designing the new Regis College Arts Center. Your firm’s dedication to perfection is evident to the alumnae, friends, and members of the Regis College community.”

Sr. Therese Higgins, C.S.J Former President, Regis College

Client Testimonial

“I want to thank you for the creativity, vision and personal commitment demonstrated in designing the new Regis College Arts Center. Your firm’s dedication to perfection is evident to the alumnae, friends, and members of the Regis College community.”

Sr. Therese Higgins, C.S.J Former President, Regis College

Project Leadership

Carl R. Franceschi, AIA

LEED AP |
President and Principal
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