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Black Student Union Construction




New Black Student Union

  • Construction Manager: Mad Dog Construction
  • Architect: Gilchrist Ross Crowe Architects
  • Project Budget: $2,000,000.00
  • Substantial Completion: November 10, 2017
  • FSU Facilities Project Manager: Darren Lucas


The Black Student Union (BSU) is a 6,500 SF two-story building designed to meet the requirements for the BSU organization. Most important to the group were the following five essential characteristics:

  1. To provide a sense of permanence
  2. Capture a sense of the past, present and future
  3. Design a building that is welcoming, accessible and comfortable
  4. Create Architecture that reflects the ethnic, cultural and social identity of its constituents
  5. Make an iconic and unique architectural statement

As well as serving the needs of BSU, the building has an academic role by providing faculty offices and lecture space.