Bro.Martin derived inspiration from Roman columns and Gothic Churches and created an innovation concept of a structure that would inspire students to set lofty goals in life and maintain a lofty principle. He wants AU to be a university that not only gives knowledge, but also its architecture should give inspiration to students. The 39-storey edifice, with 88 columns around its exterior, rose windows, ceiling paintings, magnificent stairway, though unconventional, echoes loftiness and grandeur of ancient and modern civilization. It is surrounded on all sides by ten fountains. It houses the hall of fame, the library, a computer centre and lab, the shopping plaza, etc.