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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 Mahomet. The master plan calls for 200 two and three bedroom rental units in low-rise structures. Multifamily housing scarce in this family-friendly community. An 8,000 sf clubhouse, featuring an outdoor swimming pool, gymnasium, and a mutli-purpose room, anchors …

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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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EnterpriseWorks Chicago

Construction Type        Renovation Size              9,000 sf HTI is the lead initiative of EnterpriseWorks on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus. The program focuses on Health, Technology, and Innovation in collaborative incubator space shared by scientists, engineers, clinicians, and investors. The renovation was aimed at creating …

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Illinois Institute of Technology Robert A. Pritzker Science Center

Size: 124,000 sf Construction Type: Renovation The IIT Pritzker Science Center that houses the College of Science and Letters is undergoing renovation. The phased project provides the technology and spaces for forward thinking learning within the modern architectural vocabulary of a 1966, Miesian-style existing building. LCM’s approach for the programming, master planning, and design for …

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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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