South Hall

Description

This photograph shows a model of South Hall, with Girvetz Hall in the foreground. Marsh, Smith & Powell designed Girvetz in 1955, shortly before Marshs' death. The firm changed its name to Powell, Morgridge, Richards, & Coughlin in the early 1960's and designed many of the buildings on campus in the "late campus standard" style of architecture: Phelps Hall, Ellison Hall, Buchanan Hall, and South Hall. This style is characterized by long horizontal lines of re-enforced concrete, with tall utility shafts, and sunscreens that overhang the windows to block the excessive sun. The connection between the "campus standard" and "late campus standard" styles can be seen most clearly in the walkways connecting South Hall and Girvetz: South Hall creates courtyards around Girvetz, with seating areas built from the standard cinnamon colored concrete blocks, and a one-story covered walkway extends from the southwest corner of Girvetz to the southwest corner of South.

Source

University of California, Santa Barbara Campus Building records, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Date

circa 1969

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Citation

Powell, Morgridge, Richards & Coughlin, architects, “South Hall,” UCSB ADC Omeka, accessed May 25, 2018, http://128.111.216.75/items/show/168.

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