Petrick Idea Center

Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois

This facility will be home to an innovative living-learning community at Illinois Wesleyan University. Students will have access to state-of-the-art maker spaces, collaboration spaces and student housing. 

  • 48,000 s.f.
  • Collaboration Spaces
  • Maker Spaces
  • Living Communities
The Challenge

How do we create a facility that inspires and fosters students interested in pursuing entrepreneurship and learning while making while creating business opportunity ideas for the future in a Liberal Arts Environment?

The Solution

We designed a highly flexible multi-purpose space that allows for the design-thinking process to occur through prototyping, maker spaces and unique working studio spaces where students can develop products and ideas for the marketplace.