Taft Conference Center at Fountain Square
March 27, 2019

University of Kentucky Gatton Student Center

Location - Lexington, KY
Community - Education
Contract Amount - $5,200,000

Collaborating with Messer Construction, Nor-Com designed, built and integrated "top of the class" AV systems for the University of Kentucky's new $175 million Gatton Student Center. The facility provides an innovative space for students to study, collaborate, dine, recreate and build community. Nor-Com designed, built and installed:

  • (45) Meeting rooms (various sizes)
  • Mixed-use 575-seat cinema facility with 2 independent AV systems: Dolby-certified Atmos high performance theater system and AV presentation system. State-of-the-art performance and entertainment cinema that includes 404-inch screen with 4K resolution and 52 speakers throughout. UK is first university in Southeast and Midwest regions with this system.
  • (3) Large multipurpose rooms with combined / breakout function; include (5) 289-inch screens with 4K 30,000 ansi lumen Christie Boxer Projectors on lifts
  • Conference rooms
  • (1) Board Room AV system
  • (8) Branding display locations
  • (7) Digital signage locations
  • (13) Information kiosk locations
  • Public restroom sound systems
  • (1) Cat’s Den / Game room
  • (1) 4-sided multi-unit video wall system
  • (6) Group fitness AV systems
  • (1) Gym AV / Sound system
  • (1) Video production suite with facility-wide production intercom system
  • (1) Christie MicroTile wall with presentation system
  • (1) Christie LED Video wall with audio system
  • (1) Sound masking system
  • (1) LEED student dashboard