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Expertise

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Project Type

Education

Dining

Community Space

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Location

Biddeford, ME

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Client

University of New England

The Details

Overlooking the Maine coast, not far from the Bushes’ home at Walker Point, the three-story George and BarbaraBush Center is the fifth project JSA designed for UNE.

The center features the Windward Cafe, administrative offices, and the Bush Legacy Library, chronicling the New England history of the late president and his wife. Outdoor terraces and flexible areas provide space for students to study, meet and socialize. The President’s Board Room is a distinguished space for hosting University Board of Trustees meetings as well as faculty, student and administrative groups. The Center also houses the Bush Legacy Collection, including memorabilia given to UNE by George and Barbara Bush. The third floor includes administrative offices and meeting spaces.

  • Interior photo of a conference room at a college campus center. The room features dark grey carpeting with the walls made of large glass windows. Several wood conference tables with dark leather office chairs can be seen.
  • Interior photo of a college cafeteria entrance. Several people are seen in seating areas, and a woman with her back facing the camera walks past with a backpack on.
  • Closeup exterior daytime photo of the facade of a college building. The facade is grey concrete and features silver metal type reading "George and Barbara Bush Center"
  • Exterior daytime photo of a college campus building. The building has a brick and concrete facade, with an atrium lobby area. A walkway and grassy areas lead to the entrance of the building.