Rob Deal is the executive vice president of JRA Architects, the Lexington-based firm in charge of the new Academic Science Building. Although many designers and consultants have come together to form the design team for the ASB, Deal is the lead project manager – which means he is keeping a very busy schedule.
This fall construction began on the University of Kentucky’s new Academic Science Building. Scheduled to open in Fall 2016, the building’s design places integrated, engaged learning as its centerpiece.
In the following interview College of Arts & Sciences Dean, Mark Lawrence Kornbluh, talks about the purposeful design of the new building.