Education

VanderCook College of Music

Size 26,500 SF Construction Type Renovation Adaptive Reuse VanderCook College of Music recently leased a second building on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus. It was was originally designed by Mies van der Rohe for testing railroad equipment.  LCM designed a master plan that adapts the original, two-level Mies structure and its single-story addition to …

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Governors State University E/F Wing

Size 80,000 SF Construction Type Renovation LCM’s renovation of Governors State University’s E/F Wing maximizes square footage, replaces MEP systems, and creates light-filled circulation areas. The facility houses two colleges focused on science, math, technology, and health and human services.    The original campus was effectively one building that followed an ‘open plan’ principle. It …

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University Technology Park at Illinois Institute of Technology Incubator South

Size 32,700 SF Construction Type Renovation Adaptive Reuse Special Recognition Association of Licensed Architects, Award of Merit Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award for Adaptive Use LCM Architects renovated IIT’s Engineering Research Building to provide incubator space in the innovative University Technology Park. The renovation creates wet and dry labs and office space for growing, …

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Freer Hall

Size 37,410 SF Construction Type Renovation Adaptive Reuse LCM repurposed the pool building at UIUC’s historic Freer Hall to capture much-needed space for the College of Applied Sciences. The renovation provides infrastructure for advanced testing research facilities, including modular and adaptable dry test labs and a wet lab. Newly created classrooms and offices are part of …

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Northwestern University Accessibility Consulting

Project Involvement at Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, consultant to KPMB Architects Welsh-Ryan Arena Renovation, consultant to HOK The Commons, consultant to Ennead Architects Jacobs Center Alterations Committed to serving a diverse community, the University sought to establish an implementation plan for enhancing campus accessibility. LCM conducted a comprehensive assessment of existing buildings, parking, …

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University of Notre Dame ADA Compliance Plan

Working with the University regularly since 2008, LCM surveyed all campus facilities, parking areas and pedestrian routes and identified noncompliant ADA elements. Our report recommended and prioritized modifications for barrier removal with budget estimates. The report also included a map of accessible circulation routes and building entrances. The compliance plan, along with the ADA Design …

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