Pieper O'Brien Herr Architects utilized the time proven master planning principle of creating distinct and separate zones for pedestrians and cars. Previous tech school site layouts placed a single large building into the middle of a parking field. Pieper O'Brien Herr Architects created a memorable design that welcomes new visitors and has a unique collegiate identity.
Master Plan Book:
The programs offered at the college suggested a two-building solution. A pedestrian campus quad, bounded by the two buildings, left open the ability of a future third building to participate in the campus.
A high-tech aesthetic was developed by expressing the structural elements and celebrating the composition of massing. Natural daylight is part of nearly every interior space. The learning environments were designed to be flexible as programs change over time.
Sustainable Design Features
Media Center / Library
Print and Graphics Technology
Industrial Maintenance Technology
Machine Tool Technology
General Teaching Environments
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