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M.T. Geoffrey Yeh Student Center Addition
Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Campus

University of Illinois - Newmark Civil Engineering Labratory - M.T. Geoffrey Yeh Student Center Addition

Project Description:

The Yeh Center is a 20,500 ft2 addition to the existing Newmark Lab Building. The addition includes state-of-the-art Lecture Halls, Classrooms, Conference Rooms, and a Student Group Work Area. The collaborative space is the heart of the Center around which circulation and all other rooms are organized. The two-story space with large glass fa├žade which allows views into and out of the building, exposes the structure, the volume, the students, and activities, as a lively, animated place and the student-centric focus for the Civil Engineering Program.

This project received LEED® Silver Certification from the US Green Building Council (USGBC).


University of Illinois - Newmark Civil Engineering Labratory - M.T. Geoffrey Yeh Student Center Addition Green Roof

Architect:

Teng & Associates
Chicago, Illinois

Project Budget:

7,00,000

Completion Date:

2011

Services Rendered:

  • Fire Protection
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC
  • Electrical
  • LEED

MEP Features:

  • Heating/cooling medium - from central campus steam and chilled water systems.
  • Variable air volume system with economizer and heat recovery wheel.
  • Hot water system utilized variable speed pumping.
  • CO2 demand control ventilation.
  • Direct Digital Control (DDC) system.
  • Infrared controlled water conserving plumbing fixtures.
  • Day lighting.
  • LED exit signs.
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