The South Bend Clinic Plaza project, tenant improvement in a newly constructed single-story shell, is located in Mishawaka, Indiana. This new dermatology medical office relocated two existing providers from another overcrowded location and gave space for three new providers to join the practice. The project program includes sixteen exam rooms
The renovation of Alumni Hall at the University of Notre Dame was an ambitious project aimed at revitalizing and modernizing the aging structure. The hall, established in 1931, held historical significance as one of the two dorms built during the tenure of legendary head coach Knute Rockne. The renovation was
Interior Commons – Along with an overall facility master plan, the client desired an updated interior finish palette and distinctive design features to implement as they phase in renovation projects. The goal was to establish standards for flooring, paint, lighting, furniture, and other finishes to create a cohesive and brand-recognizable
A community gathering place that houses three distinct uses: a café, ice rink, and event center.
The internal medicine and pediatrics addition at Granger Family Medicine expands the services of the South Bend Clinic in Granger, Indiana. The 13,200 sf facility incorporates pediatrics and internal medicine specialties to the current Granger Family Medicine. Entrances to each specialty keep the patient closer to the provider and allow
The South Bend Clinic renovated the entire Granger Family Medicine facility to complement the finishes of the recent pediatric/internal medicine addition. Also included was the reconfiguration of the former lab and records area to accommodate additional physicians and an enlarged waiting room. Granger Renovation Arkos Design successfully addressed the challenges
The St. Joseph County Public Library addition and renovation project updated all three stories, creating more engaging spaces on the main levels. Children’s, Teen, and high circulation materials are located on the main floor, non-fiction and study rooms on the second floor, and local history, computer labs, and administration offices
Upon entering this lobby renovation project, the guest is greeted by a remodeled reception area with a hospitality aesthetic. Adjacent to the reception area is an inviting lobby with casual, comfortable seating. The central feature of the lobby is a water vapor fireplace that gives the residents an attractive and
The scope of this project included interior design services for the Childrens Services Renovation of Marcellus Township Library. Arkos Design collaborated with the client to provide new room finish material options along with new and repurposed furniture ideas to meet the needs of various age groups who use the space.
The scope of this project included interior design services for the Childrens Room of White Pigeon Township Library. Light, neutral walls and ceilings keep the space bright, while colorful accents in the finishes and furnishings add fun and character. The neutral backdrop allows the client to add seasonal decor. Where
This country club renovation included additional features for a competitive swimming program and teen activity zone. The new pool house provides showers/restrooms, outdoor event space, and concessions for the pool and golfers. Dining amenities were improved to offer comfort for the pub crowd, family dining, and formal member dining. Event
Eighteen new apartments featuring modern amenities and a new upscale restaurant-style dining room comprise this addition at Hubbard Hill, which blends harmoniously with the existing campus while having its own unique design aesthetic. Expansive windows, dining and patios, and nature-inspired interior design connect residents to their woodland setting.
This commercial architecture renovation included extensive renovation of a building originally constructed in 1925 to create a unique dining and drinking experience for the Nappanee community, including a bistro, brewery, and distillery. Updated structural work, along with interior furnishing and fixture selection were included. Renovation Project Key Features
Outdated and inefficient spaces were re-imagined to create a new sky-lit central dining room, gracious activity lounge, and enhanced hospitality amenities. New interior design finishes update and enliven the common areas and corridors. Staff areas were re-envisioned, promoting efficiency and improved resident care. Healthcare and Rehabilitation Renovations
Holy Cross Village, Shaughnessy Therapy Addition – Interior Design Holy Cross Village wanted to enhance its therapy program by providing these short-term residents with their own covered entrance, dining and common spaces, and enhanced rehabilitation care. The addition includes two new resident suites that—like the existing units—offer a spacious bedroom
The Glen Oaks Community College concourse renovation brings color, vibrancy, and energy to a space previously cold, dark, and gray enveloped mostly by concrete. The concourse bridges the gap between the two academic wings of this community college. They desired to create a new dining area for student seating, food
The multi-phased Townes at Kamm Island Park are residential condominiums with private decks overlooking Kamm Island and the St. Joseph River.
Interior Renovation of 58,375 square-foot office into a more efficient and inviting space. An underutilized staff area was moved from the basement to the main floor and designed to allow viewing of the St. Joseph River while taking a break. The new inviting space has two private den-like areas, a
The First United Methodist Church had outgrown their old building in downtown Middlebury. The new construction features a 65-foot bell tower that rises high above the rolling hills just south of town. The building is designed to accommodate the growth of their congregation, with the ability to further expand their
The existing 55-bed Marycrest facility was razed and replaced with a new facility offering long-term care, short-term rehab, and assisted senior living—all private suites with individual bathrooms. TSLC’s mission of providing “Sanctuary” is accomplished through the many amenities. The new skilled nursing facility is divided into four distinct neighborhoods with 98 beds.
This renovation project included the interior design and renovation of approximately 11,000 square feet of the Southern Michigan Bank and Trust Building in Three Rivers, Michigan. The Project included demolition, reconfiguration of rooms, interior finish replacement, electrical modifications, new light fixtures, mechanical system modifications, new restrooms, a new sprinkler system,
Selective renovations of this women’s residence hall include the complete demolition and reconstruction of community bathrooms and a newly accessible entry with access to a new compliant elevator. Also integrated into the existing building were private apartments, social spaces, and kitchenettes on each of the five stories. Interior finishes and
This event space renovation repurposed an old procession plant to accommodate a banquet facility with a 350+ capacity. The original cooler was converted into a bar with an outdoor patio. Site improvements included signage, drive, and parking areas. The bar was later expanded, incorporating overhead doors to open the space
The 47,000-SF building renovation for higher education includes science labs, classrooms, offices, and commons; replacing exterior cladding, windows, and roofing; improving efficiency with new insulation, lighting, and HVAC; and upgrading accessibility, finishes, and furniture. Upgrading the O’Leary and Daugherty science and classroom buildings was a priority in accomplishing SMC’s commitment
With this library modernization, interior design finishes and service desks were updated to improve function. The central stair and staff areas were reconfigured to improve flow and allow for more patron space. A new exterior structure provides a check-in for outdoor programs. The Fremont Public Library was constructed in 2002
This foyer and cafe renovation incorporated a new full-service café with built-in and flexible seating. A new reception desk, paint, carpet, and lighting continue the updates into the main foyer. The restrooms were renovated with new finishes and lighting as well as accessibility upgrades. The Elkhart Calvary Assembly of God
To accommodate growth, the 17,300-sf added by this project includes new children’s classrooms, a nursery, and an indoor activity zone and gathering space. Renovations of approximately 4,500-sf within the existing building allow for additional offices and adult classrooms. Education Wing Addition The Chapel‘s classrooms are uniquely designed for each age group
The residence hall selective renovations for this women’s hall included renovation of the patio space and accessibility, new bike loops and walkways, stormwater improvements, and landscape renovation. All work, including the interior improvements also led by Arkos Design, was constructed during the 11-week summer break. Key Features
An underutilized 1,850-SF space was renovated into Studio 304, a digital lab where patrons can create a variety of digital media. The space accommodates modern equipment, individual workstations, casual seating, private recording rooms, and a staff workroom.
For its university renovation, James Madison University selected a portion of the existing Ice House building for office and conference space. Arkos Design provided space planning and interior design services for Blue Ridge Architects, now Blueline. The building originally had only two levels, but the height allowed the architects to
This two-phased campus interior renovation updated the aesthetic and function of the student-faculty commons and student service center, converted underutilized spaces into faculty offices and a SCALE-UP science lab and multipurpose room. In addition, the old entry was transformed into a welcoming lobby with a conference/community room, and all corridor
The purpose of this office suite renovation was that the University needed to create space for the Dean of the College of Science within its Jordan Hall classroom building. Two lab classroom spaces were combined into one office suite. Arkos Design developed plans and selected modern finishes and fixtures to
Construction Administration for a 53,000-SF student residence building. The site and landscape design at the new higher education building and residential quad, including patio spaces, integrated seating elements for student gatherings, and play fields for informal sports. Southwestern Michigan College has experienced significant growth in enrollment over the past several
The Alumni Development Renovation features the college’s new History Gallery. The existing community meeting room was upgraded and expanded for increased capacity. An adjacent room is transformed into the Alumni Center, with an office for the Director of Alumni Development, a college history gallery, and an area to present donor
Phase 1 Renovation of a multiple-phase project included renovating the dining and hearth areas. A central kitchen provides food to the communal dining area and neighborhood kitchens, which offer a more intimate setting along with the hearth. Following the phase 1 renovation, interior design services, furniture and finish selection, and
The Napier Avenue Campus Hallway Renovation creates a dynamic and engaging environment for students in the corridors and lounge spaces with seating alcoves, study tables, brightly colored accent flooring, and large-scale artwork. Lake Michigan College wanted a more welcoming environment for its students. The existing hallways were very sterile and
Wellness Addition The 3,760-SF Wellness Addition to Hubbard Hill is nestled among a grove of mature trees on one side and forms a courtyard on the other. Originally conceived to serve the exercise needs of the residents, it also functions as a connecting link between multiple areas of the facility.
The 3-story interior renovation of the classroom building to provide modern functionality and an enlivened setting for new classrooms, lounges, and faculty offices. Madeleva Hall was constructed in 1966 and had not undergone any significant updates. Housing the Departments of Mathematics and Education, the classroom and faculty spaces were outdated
Office environments in previous decades have evolved, and employee expectations for work environments have changed significantly. Zimmer Biomet‘s corporate office building offered significant natural light at the perimeter, but due to the current office construction, much of this amenity was unable to be shared. The renovated office spaces were developed
A new restaurant designed to emulate classic old Italian charm. A 210-220 patron seating capacity in a variety of dining experiences ranging from fine dining to a martini bar. New Restaurant Design This 11,400-square-foot restaurant is the focal point of a newly developed campus of shopping and dining experiences. It
Zimmer Biomet desired a place for their employees to be inspired and continue to hone their creative edge in the highly competitive orthopedics business. Arkos Design was asked to assist in creating an interior design for a space that would be inspiring and would foster innovation and creative thinking. The