Kresge Centennial Hall
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Kresge Centennial Hall
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Kresge Centennial Hall
©2016 balloggphoto.com
Kresge Centennial Hall
©2016 balloggphoto.com

Northwestern University Kresge Centennial Hall Renovation

Originally built in 1954, Kresge Centennial Hall is one of the most actively used buildings on Northwestern University’s campus and was in need of a significant upgrade. Bulley & Andrews served as general contractor for the renovation and addition project.

Working with Northwestern beginning with preconstruction, the project involved a complete gut and renovation of the building’s 85,000 SF as well as the demolition and reconstruction of the building’s southeast wing and a five-story, 15,000 SF addition.

The renovation provides classroom space which incorporates high-tech learning technology on the first and second floors, office and support space on the upper floors for faculty and staff and a common area featuring a cafe. The project includes cutting edge mechanical systems and is designed to achieve LEED Platinum certification.

B&A utilized Lean construction methods such as pull-planning to successfully manage schedule and budget parameters for the project.

 

Client

Northwestern University

Project Size

85,000 SF

Engineer / Architect

Lothan VanHook DeStefano Architecture

Role

Construction Manager

Project Location

Evanston, IL

Service

Renovation

Market

Education