Stressing their mission to develop character and leadership, the Sigma Chi Alumni Corporation at the University of Rhode Island commissioned Union Studio to design a new home for the fraternity. The use of the Greek Revival style appropriately reflects the fraternity’s origins as well as its ethos of civic contribution.
The new 12,000 sf, three-story structure will be home to 40 students. The second and third floors provide student bedrooms and small, common sitting areas, as well as a library, social room, and apartment for the resident House Mother. On the first floor, the dining room and adjacent charter room are connected by large glass doors to a central, west-facing terrace creating an ideal setting for indoor and outdoor community gatherings.
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