The Office of the University Architect serves Marquette University as a team of professionals in the development and improvement of excellent environments for teaching, learning, research, living, and spiritual growth.

The Office of the University Architect coordinates and directs all campus facilities planning activities for major university construction and campus improvement projects.

Services of the Office of the University Architect include:

Master Planning

The Office of the University Architect is responsible for the overall aesthetics of the campus by developing, implementing and maintaining Marquette University's Campus Master Plan. We continue to develop guidelines to ensure that quality standards for the design and construction of new and renovated projects are maintained. Our team of professionals manage the design and oversee the construction of several projects at a time to implement the University’s Campus Master Plan.

Space Planning

Space planning supports a project by quantifying the user's need for space and equipment. The Office of the University Architect develops a project program or needs assessment for each project. Working with the University Space and Infrastructure Committee we have developed space standards and furniture guidelines for offices, classrooms, and support spaces.

Design Services

Design services available from the Office of the University Architect include facilitating the design and construction of campus improvement projects, as well managing and and coordinating consulting Architects who provide design services for Capital Projects.

Project Management

From inception to completion, the Project Manager is critical to the success of any construction or renovation project. The Office of the University Architect Project Managers respond to clients questions and concerns and ensure that the project stays within budget and on schedule. They work in cooperation with designers and contractors to ensure the requirements of the University are met, and to create the best possible outcome for the client and the University.

 

MASTER PLANNING

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Campus Master Plan

A Campus Master Plan was completed in 1997 and as a result Marquette completed numerous projects including construction of the Raynor Library, a new building for the School of Dentistry and the McGuire Center, as well as major improvements to the streetscape along Wisconsin Avenue.

The Campus Master Plan was updated in 2006 with the goal of achieving a truly unified campus for Marquette. Major elements of this plan include the construction of a new Law School, a new Student Services Building, a new College of Engineering Building, as well as landscape improvements to the 11th and 14th Street malls.

 



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Our office serves Marquette University as a team of professionals in the development and improvement of excellent environments for teaching, learning, research, living, and spiritual growth.