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Harm A. Weber Academic Center

About the Harm A. Weber Academic Center

The 88,000 square foot, Harm A. Weber Academic Center (HAWAC) is home to Judson's Art and Design Department, Architecture and Interior Design Department, and the Benjamin P. Browne Library, the Draewell Gallery, and Jerry’s Café. A LEED Gold ® Certified building, HAWAC is one of the most energy-efficient buildings of its kind in the United States. HAWAC's construction uses advanced air flow technology that moves air naturally rather than mechanically, natural lighting to minimize electricity use, and thick concrete walls that moderate the indoor temperature.

HAWAC Green Design

HAWAC Green Design Features

Click on the blinking hotspots in the image above to learn more about HAWAC's green and sustainable design building features. Mobile users: Viewing on your phone in landscape mode is recommended. Interested in learning more? Check out these in-depth research papers about Judson University's LEED Gold certified Harm A. Weber Academic Center.

HAWAC Facility Highlights


Benjamin P. Brown Library

The Benjamin P. Browne Library contains a wide range of books, periodicals, online databases, and other academic resources for students. The library also serves as an excellent study space with computers, natural lighting, and wide tables for spreading out your work. .

Draewell Gallery

Draewell Gallery

The Draewell Gallery is a not-for-profit art gallery located in HAWAC. It exhibits local and national artists with the goals of fostering an appreciation for the arts on campus through visual engagement and the creation of public dialogue regarding issues important to Judson’s core mission. It also provides opportunities for Judson art, design, and architecture students to exhibit their work.

Jerry's Cafe

Jerry's Cafe

Located near the south entrance next to the art gallery, Jerry's Cafe provides specialty coffee beverages and treats for students, faculty, staff and guests as they go between classes or work late on projects in the library and studios.

Studio spaces

Studio Spaces

HAWAC has a wide variety of studios for Art, Design, Architecture and other students including digital labs with industry standard software, and small – large format printers, a film and photography studio with green screen and darkroom, a letterpress and printmaking studio, drawing, painting, and ceramics studios, a fabrication lab with laser cutters and 3D printers, a woodshop with professional grade equipment, and individual studio spaces for upper level students.

Study spaces

Study Areas

HAWAC has a wide variety of study spaces located throughout the building and in the Benjamin P. Brown library. The library includes many computer stations with large tables as well as private rooms that groups can use to work on projects. Many of the study areas also benefit from HAWAC's considerable natural lighting.

HAWAC Photo Gallery


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