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Mott Community College | Flint, MI

New construction of a technical facility consisting of state-of-the-art interactive and distance learning facilities including classrooms, laboratories and office space; auditorium equipped for satellite conferencing; and associated parking.

One area of the Regional Technology Center supports Manufacturing Technology and includes a 12,000 SF open bay experimental laboratory and several specialized manufacturing process laboratories.

A second area supports Automotive Technology and provides 20 automotive services bays in addition to chassis and engine dynamometer cells as well as several automotive specialty laboratories.

The third area supports Building Trades Technology and includes a large laboratory permitting construction of large mock-ups on an earth floor.

All wings are closely tied to support capabilities in electronics, computing, CAD, CAM, CAE, design drafting and a capstone of 3D manufacturing simulation.

Kettering University | Flint, MI

Construction of a 9,000 SF Science & Technology Incubator Building for Kettering University. The incubator was the first building in Kettering University’s Technology Park and was the first seeking LEED certification in Flint. It also established a benchmark for LEED certified construction in Flint. The project was designed and planned with LEED certification as a goal and enough points were achieved to
obtain the higher level Silver LEED certification.

The building includes 5,452 SF on the ground floor for laboratory space and another 3,150 SF on the first floor to support business incubator office space for new and existing companies. Amenities in the public space include a business center, executive and administrative offices, a conference room with high-tech audio/video systems, a café vending and seating area, and a reception area. The private space is home to six state-of-the-art wet and dry research laboratories. Each lab is approximately 700 SF and designed for easy division and addition.

Wayne County Community College | Detroit, MI

The project consisted of the following:
• Construction of two new buildings in tandem, each of which connects to an existing building; buildings total 100,000 SF and include offices and business section
• Associated site work, site utilities, and parking lots
• Energy-efficient mechanical system utilizing ice thermal storage to produce chilled water for cooling
• Rain harvesting system for use as gray water
• Cutting-edge, central plant geothermal or geo-exchange system installed beneath a new parking lot
• Sustainable products, including terra cotta cladding
• A highly reflective, white TPO roof with a 12-panel solar thermal system for pre-heating domestic hot water, expected to produce 12,000 kilowatts per year

The project introduced a new, unique building envelope with a sustainable grid to the existing Northwest Campus of Wayne County Community College.

The project achieved LEED Platinum certification, and was the first LEED Platinum building in Michigan in the category of new construction under the 2009 version of LEED.

Historic Flint Journal Building | Flint, MI

The historic Flint Journal Building in downtown Flint was completely re-purposed into a dual-use structure containing Michigan State University’s (MSU) College of Human Medicine satellite campus in one portion and apartments in the other. The original building was comprised of a number of additions built in the 1920’s, 1950’s, and 1960’s.

Project scope included restoration of the historic lobby, a new elevator, restroom upgrades, fire separation zoning, roof replacement, and exterior modifications.

MSU’s portion included classrooms, a lecture hall, shared student space, and all associated finishes and furniture. The housing buildout resulted in 16 loft apartments on the second and third floors. Finishes included flooring, walls, ceiling, cabinets, counter tops, lighting, and plumbing fixtures.

This project brought a new presence to the growing educational corridor of downtown Flint, and added in-demand rental housing.