Services
Architecture
Electrical Engineering
Interiors
Mechanical Engineering
Technology
Size
Project Size
289,000 SF
DATES
Completion Date
2018-12-1
COST
Project Cost
$2,800,000
Client Contact
Dr. Christine Johns Utica Community Schools
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The Stevenson Center for Manufacturing, Automation and Design Engineering (MADE) is a new project-based learning community constructed within Adlai E. Stevenson High School for Utica Community Schools. It was designed to give students practical experience in three areas of local industry; Fabrication, Automation, and Design Engineering.

A primary goal for the new academy was to create its own identity within the existing high school, while creating a modern learning environment with spaces mimicking a professional working atmosphere. This was achieved by renovating existing shop and classroom spaces to create a zone for each of the three academy pathways, providing a large multipurpose collaboration area connecting them, and creating a new exterior entry to provide after-hours access to local industry partners. These new spaces provide greater flexibility and promote collaboration, communication, and critical thinking with the use of flexible furniture, integrated technology, and a layout promoting movement between the three zones.

Project Overview

The Stevenson Center for Manufacturing, Automation and Design Engineering (MADE) is a new project-based learning community constructed within Adlai E. Stevenson High School for Utica Community Schools and was designed to give students practical experience in three areas of local industry; Fabrication, Automation, and Design Engineering.

Project Team

Principal-In-Charge
Design Support
Nicholas Kothari, RA, NCARB, LEED® Green Associate
Interior Design Support
Interior Design Support
Taylor Easthope, NCIDQ
Mechanical Support
Shawn Schmidt
Electrical Designer
Nick Friedrich
Technology Designer
Construction Manager
Barton Malow Company