Eastern University Strong Hall Renovation

Project Size:

Square Feet:
90,000 sf renovation
15,000 sf addition

Contract Type:
Construction Management

Eastern Michigan University


Ypsilanti, Michigan

The Strong Hall Renovation project includes renovation of the entire existing structure including; classrooms, lecture halls, student common areas, and faculty offices. The renovation will include substantial “green” improvements to reduce long-term energy costs. The project includes:

• Reconfiguration of existing space to modernize classroom and lab spaces with new technology and flexible use spaces for both research and instruction
• Replacement of the fire suppression system
• Replacement of the existing HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems to improve energy efficiency and help reduce existing operating costs
• Addition of a mechanical penthouse to the roof.

The modernized and reconfigured space will provide students with much needed gathering space for impromptu meetings with faculty and other classmates. These improvements will also provide flexibility in classroom configuration to adapt to the changing instructional environment. All renovations are designed to meet LEED Silver Criteria