Camille Kendall Academic Center
Located at the Shady Grove satellite campus of the University of Maryland, the Camille Kendall Academic Center is a 192,000 square foot facility that includes 45 "smart" classrooms, 10 computer classrooms, two open computer laboratories, distance learning classrooms, administrative and faculty offices and a 20,000 square foot library. The Kendall Center also houses a 200-seat dining hall, a fitness center and a Barnes & Noble operated book store.
The Kendall Center achieved LEED-Gold certification. It is the largest "green" higher education building in the State of Maryland. Its "green" features include an energy-conserving HVAC and water system, roof gardens, and the use of recycled and sustainable building materials. The Kendall Center was named the "Public Building of the Year" by the American Institute of Architects of Maryland and it was honored as the "Best Green Building" by the National Association of Industrial & Office Parks.