Architecture

Unique Design Features

The $54 million dollar, 165,000-square-foot facility features:

  • 134-seat lecture hall
  • More than 30 classrooms and collaborative spaces
  • Student collaboration spaces
  • Support space for 8 departments and 20 programs
  • Multiple research and language resource centers
  • A three-story enclosed atrium connecting two limestone-clad wings, which doubles as an event and function space
  • State-of-the-art building systems and communication technology tools
  • Beautifully landscaped exterior grounds, plaza, and meeting terrace
  • 350 contemporary faculty offices

The GISB is located at the eastern edge of IU Bloomington’s historic campus, between the Wells Library and the Radio-TV Building. The building opened in late Summer 2015.