MADELEVA HALL 3-STORY EXTERIOR RENOVATION, SAINT MARY’S COLLEGE

The 1960’s façade of the three-story, 70,000-SF Madeleva Hall on Saint Mary’s campus included full masonry restoration and repair, as well as the complete replacement of all exterior windows, storefront window systems, and curtain wall systems. The exterior renovation project was accomplished by phasing over two summers to minimize disruption to the users. Masonry corrections included […]

RESIDENTIAL QUADRANGLE, SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE

Arkos Design prepared options for the residential quadrangle that would create open areas for informal student play, a central area for gathering, and connections to the residence halls and the academic campus. The design and materials are complementary to the precedents set by the campus entrances and center-of-campus alumni plaza projects that form the framework […]

DEDICATED CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION – SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE, WHITE HALL

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 […]

LYONS HALL, UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME RENOVATION

The Lyons Hall, University of Notre Dame Renovation of community and private toilet/shower rooms, shared kitchens, and lounge spaces; a new rector apartment; new student room vanities; and upgraded corridor finishes. Electrical systems were upgraded. Exterior work included landscape, walks, and railings. This renovation of a five-story women’s residence hall, in addition to the key […]

ONE STOP STUDENT SERVICE CENTER RENOVATION, SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE

The student service center renovation equipped the existing College Services Building to serve current and prospective students. Additionally, there are conference rooms and office suites for the University Center and Enrollment Management offices located within the facility. A new ‘One Stop’ facility was established within the College Services Building to streamline interactions with current and […]

ALUMNI DEVELOPMENT RENOVATION AND BOOKSTORE, SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE

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 opportunities.  A large-scale mural and […]

NAPIER AVENUE CAMPUS HALLWAY RENOVATION, LAKE MICHIGAN COLLEGE

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 the college was drawn to […]

MATHEWS CAMPUS LIBRARY RENOVATION, SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE

The upgraded finishes and furniture of the campus library renovation include a new circulation desk, study rooms, and collaborative learning spaces. Consolidation of the library’s collection allowed for the expansion of the Learning Center and its tutoring functions. Continuing its efforts to provide engaging spaces for students and promote collaborative learning, the college had a […]

NOTRE DAME, FRANK ECK STADIUM LOCKER ROOM RENOVATION

For the Frank Eck Stadium Locker Room Renovation, finish materials and furniture were selected and detailed to complement a complete ADA-compliant renovation of the baseball locker room. Arkos Design provided interior design services to supplement the university’s architectural staff. Arkos Design selected finish materials and furniture for the space that were both durable and aesthetically […]

NEW CAMPUS GATEWAYS & ALUMNI PLAZA, SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE

The new campus gateways and alumni plaza project began with a campus-wide landscape analysis and master plan focused on enhancing the various entrances and central quadrangle. The study included design concepts and budgets that served as a guide to prioritize the development of each component. Arkos Design worked closely with the administration to develop new […]