Nestled in a heavily wooded site, these 2-story elevated, open-air treehouses create a sense of living amongst the trees at Camp Eberhart. Four tree houses each accommodate 12 campers and a counselor. The upper sleeping platform is roofed and screened covering a lower platform for gathering and social time.
The City of Mishawaka desired a bandshell to support the growing number of events at Central Park. The structure needed to function as a bandshell while also creating an artistic statement. The space frame supporting structure has a wood deck underside a metal roof and embodies a sculptural sense while protecting the stage and being […]
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 service, and delivery. Various sizes […]
The multi-phased Townes at Kamm Island Park are residential condominiums with private decks overlooking Kamm Island and the St. Joseph River.
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. Each is supported by an […]
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 to the outdoors and retain […]
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 to improving the appearance and […]
The corporate administration office addition was designed with amenities to attract and maintain the best employees. The exterior complements the existing building, while the interior incorporates contemporary workstations, collaboration spaces, and an employee fitness room. This addition provided a new corporate office for the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago Service Corporation. The project includes 19 private […]
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
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 years, with two student housing […]