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Today’s students expect more from college. We design environments that spark imagination, encourage innovation, and allow students to grow. Campuses are struggling to do more with less, and we find solutions that support your vision and bottom line. We work to carefully balance campus character, functionality, operational expenses, and sustainability. We are transforming campuses one classroom, one lab, one apartment at a time.

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LEED Silver

Kalamazoo College
Hicks Student Center

Location:
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Size:
75,000 SF
Awards:
Business Review “Green Design” Award - 2009; Associated General Contractors of Michigan - Michigan Builders Award - 2008
Description:
The center portion of the 1930’s building was renovated to create a new atrium that provided visual connections inside and out. Student service functions were consolidated and radiate from this central atrium. Multiple floor levels were reduced to three, providing complete accessibility. A variety of student gathering spaces, dining spaces, and food service were created to accommodate large and small group meetings and social functions.
LEED Certification:
LEED Silver

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Location:
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Size:
75,000 SF
Awards:
Business Review “Green Design” Award - 2009; Associated General Contractors of Michigan - Michigan Builders Award - 2008
Description:
The center portion of the 1930’s building was renovated to create a new atrium that provided visual connections inside and out. Student service functions were consolidated and radiate from this central atrium. Multiple floor levels were reduced to three, providing complete accessibility. A variety of student gathering spaces, dining spaces, and food service were created to accommodate large and small group meetings and social functions.
LEED Certification:
LEED Silver

Download full project report