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Planning Carle at the Fields Administrative Office

LCM Partner Casey Burch, AIA, PMP, LEED AP  sits down with us to share his experience managing the new 280,000 sf Carle at the Fields Administrative Office Center, designed by LCM. Our Q and A conversation focuses on goals, process, and solutions to challenges that ultimately contributed to the project’s success. Why did Carle Foundation decide …

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Committed to Making Every Chicago Transit Authority Station Accessible to All ASAP

The Chicago Transit Authority developed the comprehensive All Stations Accessibility Program (ASAP) to achieve a 100% accessible transit system that accommodates people with disabilities.    As part of a working group that developed this blueprint for future construction, LCM Architects advised on disability community issues and the technical approach for retrofitting or rebuilding all 42 inaccessible rail …

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Restoring a Grand Staircase

THIS ARTICLE IS ADAPTED FROM THE SEPT/OCT 2018 ISSUE OF RETROFIT MAGAZINE. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE.   History Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Natural History Building has undergone three building additions since it was built in 1894. The additions created a complex of distinct structural systems and fragmented spaces. Driven by a need to stabilize the structure, …

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Veterans Center-Knowledge

Veteran Support is Front and Center on Campus

THIS ARTICLE IS ADAPTED FROM THE MARCH/APRIL 2018 ISSUE OF STUDENT HOUSING BUSINESS. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE.   The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (UIUC) was one of the first higher education institutions to offer specialized programs and housing to accommodate wounded veterans returning from WWII. These efforts were largely credited to Timothy Nugent, a professor …

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Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST Training Program

There are approximately 119 million renter and owner households in the U.S., with nearly one third in multifamily buildings of four or more units that are subject to Fair Housing Act requirements. As part of the HUD-sponsored Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST initiative managed by LCM, we conduct a technical guidance/training program to educate professionals in …

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