College of DuPage, Naperville Regional Center Renovation
Bailey Edward was tasked with rehabilitating the 1990 Naperville Regional Center building to mirror the College of DuPage’s main campus image. The design discussion resulted in a renovation that creates a sense of belonging to the university system. The projects provided an interior design that is open and accessible, yet has an element of discovery, similar to the path COST PER SQ FT$198.00FEATURED IN2015 Educational Interiors ShowcaseINTERIOR CATEGORYInterior Renovation learning; it integrates energy-efficiency regulations into a new high-performance exterior cladding, and provides visual interest to a bland facility by infusing light, color and texture throughout the design.
The scope of services included recladding the building; renovating the main floor and basement, including restrooms; renovating MEP/FP systems; resurfacing the parking lot, creating an entrance canopy/approach/entry system; and establishing new collegial space. The new spaces include classrooms, biology laboratories, computer laboratories (hardware and circuiting), learning center, tutoring facilities, administrative and faculty offices, student center (financial aid and counseling) and and student lounge.
The design phase was completed in a compressed schedule of three months from end of programming.
The Naperville Regional Center building has received LEED Silver certification.