Planning

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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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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Freedom Transit Intermodal Facility

Size 5,300 sf Construction Type New LCM designed a new headquarters and transit hub for Freedom Transit, the primary public transportation provider for the Washington County, PA area. LCM first studied the feasibility of redeveloping city-owned land to make way for an intermodal transit facility. Replacing a deteriorating garage, the new municipal building serves as …

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Carle Foundation Hospital Carle at The Fields Administrative Center

Size 280, 000 SF Construction Type New Carle Foundation Hospital was leasing space in 10 locations for more than 1,400 employees. The new building consolidates Carle and Health Alliance administrative and support functions to improve efficiency and collaboration. With an expression of brick and stone, the architecture complements other Carle facilities in the area. Maximized …

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Chez Family Foundation Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education

Size 32,000 SF Construction Type New Special Recognition 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 an innovative program and facility for wounded veterans in higher education. The center integrates …

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Access Living

Size 35,000 SF Special Recognition American Institute of Architects, Sustainable Design Honor Award, Chicago Association of Licensed Architects, Silver Award Friends of Downtown, Trend Setter Award Paralyzed Veterans of America, Washington, D.C., Barrier Free America Award Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award, Architectural Excellence in Community Design A non-profit advocacy and social services group, Access Living …

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