Don’t miss Trey Mancini and Joey Rickard guest bartend at the first Brews & O’s event June 10th. Get your tickets today!

MICA moves forward with Dolphin Street demolition and new building

MICA moves forward with Dolphin Street building

Maryland Institute College of Art is in the process of demolishing a three-story building at 100 Dolphin Street to make way for a new center for technology-driven artists and designers.

Construction of a new five-story, 25,000-square-foot building is expected to be complete in September 2017.

The building will include prototyping laboratories, seminar and presentation space, and MICA's existing print equipment, according to a project description included in the fiscal 2017 capital budget analysis.

With the new resources and a new technology-focused academic program, Product Design, MICA expects to attract between 80 and 100 new students, according to budget documents.

The state's capital budget for fiscal 2017 includes $4 million to support design and construction. The school is expected to match state investments.

The new building is designed by Baltimore architectural firm GWWO.

Copyright © 2019, The Baltimore Sun, a Baltimore Sun Media Group publication | Place an Ad