MSOE Viets Field

MSOE Viets Field Viets Field, an NCAA Division III competition field for soccer, lacrosse and club sports, is home to MSOE men’s and women’s soccer and lacrosse and provides outdoor practice space to other teams and clubs on campus. GRAEF was part of a collaborative design team responsible for the design and engineering of a…

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MSOE Viets Tower

MSOE Viets Tower The MSOE Viets Tower project is a $37 million expansion and renovation of an existing 13 story residence hall and living-learning community from 1965. The new structure was a two-way concrete flat slab with concrete shear walls. A wind study on the existing building was completed to reduce the expansion joint size…

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MSOE Diercks Hall

MSOE Diercks Hall Dwight and Dian Diercks Computational Science Hall is the new home to Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)’s Computer Science students. The 81,000-square-foot, four-story building features a 125 underground parking stalls, 256-seat auditorium, six contemporary classrooms, eight innovative teaching laboratories, 32 faculty and staff offices and 18,000 square feet of underground parking. Long-span…

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River Trails School Urban Forest

River Trails School Urban Forest River Trail School of Agriculture and Science, a school within the Milwaukee Public School (MPS) system, caters to a diverse community of approximately 400 K-8 students located on the Northwest side of Milwaukee. Renowned for its commitment to fostering excellence in agricultural sciences education from kindergarten through eighth grade, River…

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Carl Sandburg High School Baseball Field

Carl Sandberg Field

Carl Sandburg High School Baseball Field Tasked with developing the reconstruction plans for the varsity baseball field at a high school, the GRAEF design team went to work! The new field is surfaced with artificial turf and an underlying drainage layer to convey storm water flows, making it easier to take the field after adverse…

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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Ma’iingan Hall

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Ma’iingan Hall Ma’iingan Hall is a five-story, 400 student facility for first-year students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. The residence hall features a unique design with housing areas organized into pods, ensuring a comfortable living environment. The building is fully accessible and contains two elevators that serve all levels. Each pod comprises…

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Marquette University O’Brien Hall

Marquette University O’Brien Hall Dr. E. J. and Margaret O’Brien Hall is the new home for the College of Business Administration, Graduate School of Management, and innovation leadership programs at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The four-story,109,000 square-foot facility features classrooms with collaborative classrooms, labs and study spaces, as well as an event space, café,…

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UW-Madison Chemistry Building

UW-Madison Chemistry Building UW-Madison had a need to expand its chemistry department, as the current building, originally built in the 1960s, was a bottleneck for students finishing their undergraduate prerequisites. The $133 million project consists of two phases: the renovation of the existing Daniels building and the construction of a nine-story addition. The new tower…

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The Nick: UW-Madison Southeast Recreational Facility

The Nick: UW-Madison Southeast Recreational Facility Originally built in 1983, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Southeast Recreational Facility (SERF), now referred to as “The Nick,” is the main recreation and fitness center for students. The amenities were outdated, and the space was not large enough to accommodate student demand. After a cost-benefit analysis, the University decided…

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