University of Illinois – Ikenberry Commons, Bousfield Residence Hall
182,566 SF new 6-story residence hall (Ikenberry Commons Phase E&G). The facility houses 480 students in suites and semi-suite configured rooms appealing to second year and upper class students. Each unit is approximately 800 GSF featuring two double rooms, a living room, and restroom. In addition to student living spaces, the building also features floor lounges, public meeting spaces, professional staff apartments, laundry, mail room facilities, and staff offices. This building also incorporates transitional rooms in the design, helping to facilitate integration of students with physical disabilities into the mainstream student population. Project included demolition of Forbes Hall upon construction of this facility. This project will be seeking LEED Gold certification and includes new strategies to optimize energy performance.