Nova Southeastern University - Mako Hall
Davie, Florida


At Nova Southeastern University, NBA provided architecture, interior design and landscape architecture services for a 312,000-square-foot new residence hall at the site of the university’s former intramural soccer field. The property offers 280 apartment-style units for upperclassmen in studio, one, two and four-bedroom configurations. Interior amenities include opportunities for both passive and active study, with private study rooms on every floor and an on-site innovation center that serve as a business incubator for students. Two large exterior courtyards create a sense of community and offer space for recreation. Additional amenities include hammocks, table tennis and barbecue grills.

Interior Design
Landscape Architecture

RISE Real Estate Company

Scope / Components
- 280 units, 608 beds
- Studio, one, two and four-bedroom configurations
- 7 stories
- 312,000 gsf
- 1,500 sf student innovation lab
- 1,500 sf multi-purpose room
- Private & group study rooms on each floor
- 2 courtyards with fire pit and outdoor grilling station
- On-site package / mail room