Paul L. Foster: By the Numbers

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The Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation by the numbers:

  • Approximately 13,479 cubic yards of concrete. This is approximately equal to the volume of:
    • 64,000 full bathtubs
    • 4.5 hot air balloons
  • 196 Piers totaling 5,158 linear feet of depth. This is roughly:
    • 710 times the height of Andre the Giant
    • 17 times the height of the Statue of Liberty
  • Approximately 1 mile of underground piping. This is equivalent to:
    • 20 Boeing 747s, positioned wingtip to wingtip
    • 10,560 U.S. dollar bills, laid end-to-end
  • 589 tons of steel to be erected. This is about:
    • 70 times the weight of an elephant
    • 7.5 times the weight of the Space Shuttle
  • Over 10 miles of high-speed cabling to be installed. This is approximately:
    • 5 times the length of the National Mall
    • 145 times the length of a football field
  • 26,000 square feet of brick masonry to be installed. This is roughly:
    • 2 times the area of Fort Knox
    • 600 times the area of a king size bed
  • 41 classrooms (including specialty classrooms and computer classrooms)
  • 267 offices
  • 1409 classroom chairs
  • 12 conference rooms
  • 36 team rooms
  • 0 chalk boards
  • 154 displays

The new campus will be ready for classes in fall 2015.

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Baylor Business Review, Fall 2014



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