Hans W. Klohn Commons

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Building Name: Hans W. Klohn Commons

Other Names: University Commons, the Commons

Civic Address: 100 Tucker Park Road, Saint John

Sod Turning: 26 June 2006 by Jim Hovey, Ron Maloney, Norm McFarlane, Jim Huttges, and Dr. Kathryn Hamer

Cornerstone Laying: Unknown

Opened for Use: September 2011

Official Opening: 7 September 2011 by Hans and Anke Klohn

Architect: B+H, Sasaki, ADI Ltd.

Named for: Hans W. Klohn (DSc 2011), prominent Saint John businessman

Renovations/changes/additions: Unknown

Notes: The building is home to Library Services at UNB Saint John, replacing the Ward Chipman Library. The Hans W. Klohn Commons also includes the Math and Science Help Centre, the Writing Centre, the Student Technology Centre, and a Commons Café. The Commons is UNB's first green building, having been designed and constructed to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental design (LEED) silver standard.


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