Colorado Mesa University

Tomlinson Library Renovation & Dining Addition

The Tomlinson Library Project is unusual in that it is the combination of a major academic library with a large retail dining facility for 230 people creating a symbiotic relationship between the two. 

The project includes a new learning commons, state-of-the-art technology support, research areas, student services, high density stacks, exhibit space, 24 hour study, in-library cafe, children’s spaces for students with children visiting, distance education program, and retail dining area of 95,595 square feet.



Location: Grand Junction, CO

Role: Architect of Record

Square Footage - New: 25,145

Renovation: 70,450

Cost: $20,000,000

Certification: Three Green Globes