Education

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 a phased renovation. The project provides technology and spaces for forward thinking learning within the modern architectural vocabulary of a 1966, Miesian-style building.. LCM is providing programming, master planning, and design for the facility’s …

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Langston Hughes Elementary School

Design Architect: SMNGA Construction Type: New Size: 101,000 sf LCM considered all students’ abilities when providing universal design consulting for Langston Hughes Elementary School. This inclusive approach integrates elements that allow equal participation in daily activities. For example, the barrier-free Discovery Garden courtyard features raised play areas designed for ease of transfer from a wheelchair. …

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Chez Center for Veterans in Higher Education

Size 32,000 SF Construction Type New Special Recognition Century of Service: An Illustrated History of The American Legion, featured Chicago Architect, feature Chicago Tribune, feature Military Advance Education, feature Falcons Landing Military Life Plan Community Blog, feature College Planning & Management, feature Student Housing Business, feature The University embraced a universal design approach in developing …

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The University of Chicago Student Housing

Construction Type Renovation LCM evaluated University of Chicago student housing buildings to determine how it would be feasible to provide a variety of accessible unit types in various locations around campus. Properties range from three-story apartment buildings to 80-unit buildings that were originally hotels. We designed the necessary alterations and provided oversight during construction of …

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Chicago Public Schools

Construction Type New, Renovation  LCM plays a significant role in making Chicago Public Schools facilities and programs more accessible to all students, including those with disabilities. Our work addresses ADA and local code compliance for new construction, additions, and alterations. Since a major Capital Improvement Program initiated in 1996, we have worked with CPS staff, …

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The University of Chicago Cobb Gate

Construction Type Renovation Preservation Special Recognition American Institute of Architects Chicago, Divine Detail Award Association of Licensed Architects, Award of Merit Architect Magazine, feature LCM solved numerous challenges posed by bringing the University of Chicago’s historic Cobb Gate into accessibility compliance. Cobb Gate is a key element of the University of Chicago’s history and campus …

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Natural History Building

Size 154,000 SF Construction Type Renovation Preservation Special Recognition Preservation and Conservation Association Heritage Award Best Comprehensive Restoration Project, International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers RetroFit Magazine, feature LCM designed and implemented a comprehensive renovation of the historic Natural History Building at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The successful fusion of modern and …

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The Center for Teaching and Learning

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Size 5,200 SF Construction Type Renovation The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning is a hub of hands-on activity to explore and work with higher education trends, models, projects, and resources. CITL uses leading pedagogical approaches, including active learning styles, research-based methodologies, and innovative instructional technologies. The spaces encourage colleagues and students to share …

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