Drake University – Hubbell Dining Hall Renovation

Drake University
40,000 sq. ft.

Designer: INVISION

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The 2020 renovation to Hubbell Dining Hall at Drake University included the following project details.


  • Architectural upgrades to the dining areas, including paint, carpet, furniture and some framing
  • Replacement of food service equipment and complete renovation of kitchen
  • Replacement of plumbing and mechanical systems
  • 80 percent replacement of electrical systems
  • New lighting throughout 60-70 percent of the building
  • Improved functionality of serving stations; new hot/cold serving wells

The renovation took place over the course of the 2020 summer term and was completed one week ahead of schedule at the request of the owner in order to accommodate students returning a week earlier than planned in response to COVID-19 precautions.