Tight space design: Munchy Mart, University of Northern Colorado

Designing around three columns was just one of many of the Munchy Mart's challenges.

Lindsey Ramsey, Contributing Editor

Designing in tight spaces is tough to manage. When a copy center left a shoebox-shaped hole at the university center at the University of Northern Colorado, in Greeley, Hal Brown, director of dining services, was faced with the task of turning 900 square feet of space into an attractive, functioning c-store. Brown spoke to FSD about the challenges of catering to customers' needs in a very limited space.