Serving the Central Residential Neighborhood on WMU’s main campus, the new Western Heights Residence Hall Complex is making a positive impact on student life through innovative concepts.
The housing complex is comprised of 2 buildings, each 4-stories, totaling approximately 190,000 square feet. The living area of each floor houses 30-35 students and includes a kitchen, study area, and centrally located private bathrooms maintained by housing staff.
Peter Basso Associates provided MEP engineering design services for the LEED Gold Certified facility. Key sustainable models employed for this project include:
The use of public areas and the abundance of green space contribute to the environmentally conscious features of the community.
Northern Michigan University, valuing the input of its students, put together focus groups in an effort to provide a campus-wide survey for the naming of the new housing complex.Learn More →
Recognizing the need for increased housing options, Oakland University opened its newest residence hall catering to upperclassman with a full-service living and learning environment.Learn More →
Rock Ventures purchased the 12-story Vinton Building in downtown Detroit, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, with plans to convert the vacant tower into a mixed-use facilityLearn More →
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