Architecture

Ironworkers Local 63 Architectural Metals Trainee Education Center

Size 9,600 SF Construction Type Renovation and New The renovation and addition of Ironworkers Local 63 showcases architectural and metal products. The Ironworkers’ skilled craftsmen self performed the field fabrication and installation of metal components such as the sleek new curtain wall and entry canopy. The design reconfigures the building to accommodate additional classrooms, a …

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Veterans Center-Knowledge

Veteran Support is Front and Center on Campus

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

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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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IIT Dean’s Suite at Robert A. Pritzker Science Center

Size: 3,732 sf Construction Type: Renovation The new Dean’s Suite located in the Robert A. Pritzker Science Center at IIT, an iconic Miesian-style building, reimagines private and shared spaces.  The second floor suite contains two spaces due to challenges by existing structural and mechanical constraints. One houses the Dean’s corner office, a conference room, three …

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Natural History Building

Planning Active Learning Classrooms: Tips for Design & Construction Professionals

The success of specialized active learning classrooms requires architects, consultants, owners, users, and contractors to venture beyond their typical approach to communication during the project process.   Having designed many active learning classrooms that support peer-to-peer concepts, LCM has learned a few lessons. The first installment of Planning Active Learning Classrooms explored suggestions for facility …

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Planning Active Learning Classrooms: Tips for Facility & User Groups

Having designed many active learning classrooms that support peer-to-peer concepts, we have learned a few lessons. We explore some of those lessons in a two-part series about planning active learning spaces. This first installment provides advice for facility and user groups. Open Space The open space in the room is as important as the table …

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Solace of Mahomet, Illinois

LCM is providing architecture services for Solace of Mahomet, a new 15.5 acre multifamily housing development in the family-friendly community of Mahomet. The master plan calls for 200 two and three bedroom rental units in low-rise structures. An 8,000 sf clubhouse, featuring an outdoor swimming pool, gymnasium, and a mutli-purpose room, anchors the development. Inspired …

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LEED Gold for Natural History Building

The historic Natural History Building on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus recently received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council following a four-year renovation designed by LCM. Using a number of sustainable strategies, LCM’s design focuses on energy efficiency, occupant comfort, and preservation of the …

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