Walsh College

Troy, Michigan

Walsh College in Troy, Michigan, provides advanced business education to professionals. The majority of Walsh students work full time in the business community and attend classes in the evening.
Outdated buildings and spaces left faculty, staff, and students with insufficient, poorly performing spaces to fulfill Walsh’s contemporary needs and mission. The college ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$262.00CITATIONSpecial CitationFEATURED IN2018 Architectural Portfolio a master plan redevelopment in 2008 and has completed the most recent phase: a major addition along Livernois Road and significant renovation of existing spaces.
Walsh, like most business schools, uses project-based learning that relies on the case study method. The new architecture connects students, faculty, and staff with an expanded inventory of different types of rooms and collaborative spaces, similar to the work environments of the most progressive companies. These spaces help encourage innovative thinking and collaboration.
The Livernois Road addition consists of three distinct pavilions, each denoting its interior program: a “one-stop shop” for student services, a student lounge, and a “success center” dedicated to cultivating students’ professional communication skills.