Where’s that giant climbing wall in the atrium?
Rice University’s new recreation and wellness center will have
2 indoor basketball courts, 4 racquetball courts, 2 squash courts, cardio, weights, dance studio, a 50 meter outdoor competition pool, an outdoor recreation pool, and 2 outdoor lighted basketball courts.
That sounds just a bit smaller than UH’s giant 264,000-sq.-ft. Wellness Center on the other side of town. Groundbreaking for Rice’s new building, designed by Lake/Flato Architects with F&S Partners, is scheduled for next week.
After the jump: More muddy images of the complex!
A larger version of this aerial image appears to have been removed from Rice’s website, perhaps to make a clearer debut at the groundbreaking. Google’s tiny thumbnail version is still available, though!
Here’s the view from the business school, across the street.