Harvard Divinity School

Swartz Hall Cambridge, MA

This renovation and expansion creates a welcoming, energy efficient and modern environment for students, faculty and staff . A 10,000 SF addition provides a new cafe and 200-seat multi-purpose space for the School and University. Located in a reconfigured stacks wing, a new double height multi-faith space features new lighting and reinforces the School’s mission to "not only educate leaders who come from all religious and spiritual traditions, but ensure they have the spaces to pray, reflect, and engage."

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

This first phase of this project received LEED Gold. The second phase was designed to acheive Net Zero. 

2022 IES Section Award, Honorable Mention
a 2022 SCUP/AIA-CAE Excellence in Architecture, Honorable Mention 
2022 Robert H. Kuehn, Jr. Award, Preservation Massachusetts
2021 AN (Architect's Newspaper) Best of Design Awards, Honorable Mention, Building Renovation Category

Architect
Ann Beha Architects

Photographer
Chuck Choi