Case Study
 

 

PROJECT

Jeffery W. Barry Center
Walsh College Expansion, Phase 1
Troy, Michigan

MARK PRODUCT

Slice

LIGHTING DESIGNER

Lighting Design Alliance
Project Team: Laura Roman and Julie Blankenheim

ARCHITECT

Valerio Dewalt Train Associates
Project Team: Joe Valerio, Dan Rappel, Andrew Kerr and Frank Louis

LEED Certification Poses Unique Challenges For College Expansion

A 40 percent growth rate over a five- or six-year period left no doubt that Walsh College needed to expand its facilities. College officials were also sure they wanted the addition to be environmentally friendly and were specifically interested in LEED certification. When the Jeffery W. Barry Center, named in honor of the college’s president from 1970 to 1991, opened in January 2008, it increased the size of the Troy, Michigan, campus by nearly 50 percent.

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