Enhance educational opportunities through elevated facilities
Marian University was looking to enhance their campus by expanding and renovating their existing two-story science facility. The addition includes eight highly adaptable science instructional laboratories for chemistry, biology, forensics, and ecology, open collaborative and “intentional collision” areas, a Physics Teaching Laboratory, a Research Laboratory and several active learning classrooms.
The goal was to create a facility that not only attracts new students and faculty by dramatically enhancing the educational experience, but become a space where students want to be. The building was designed to engage campus foot traffic with a variety of carefully implemented entrances, corridors and landscaping. The building’s engineering systems ensure it meets Marian University's sustainability goals as a “high-performance” facility.
The facility includes a two-story atrium that floods natural light into the space, enticing occupants to gather while allowing maximum transparency between buildings.
- Fond du Lac, WI
- 17,000 sq ft addition
- 30,000 sq ft renovation