Program Design Analysis, Recommendations, Outline Specifications, George Mason College of the University of Virginia, Fairfax, Virginia, August 1960.




Saunders and Pearson, Architects
Anderson, Beckwith & Haible, Consulting Site Engineers
Holland Engineering
Paul L. Gerringer & Accociates
Fortune Engineering Associates

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In June 1959 UVa hired the architectural firm Joseph Saunders & Associates of Alexandria to produce a plan for the construction of George Mason College. The firm’s August 1960 report presented the entire concept of the new college to be built at Fairfax. Included in the report were: the Program, which outlined the stages of construction (both initial and future); the Design Analysis, which detailed the site development (use of land, grading, and landscaping); building design (architecture, aesthetics, and construction); and mechanical design (heating, cooling, and plumbing); recommendations, and specifications.


8" x 11" (21.5 cm x 28 cm) spiral-bound volume containing 39 leaves. 15 illustrations featuring plats, floor plans, elevations, photograph of architect's model.


George Mason College, George Mason University - Fairfax campus, Master plan