Neumann/Smith has provided planning and design services for new buildings and major renovations on college and university campuses totaling over $400 million. We’ve designed classrooms and lecture halls, student centers, research and science laboratories, computer labs, libraries, fitness centers, dining halls and cafés, social lounges, museums and galleries, conference centers, faculty and administrative offices, and student housing. Our smart design approach results in notable buildings with superior teaching and learning environments.




Featured Projects


Ferris State University, Michigan College of Optometry, LEED Gold
Big Rapids, MI (91,000 sf)


Michigan State University, The Vista at Shaw Dining Facility, LEED Silver *
East Lansing, MI (53,531 sf)


Ferris State University, Interdisciplinary Resource Center, LEED Rated per State Requirements
Big Rapids, MI (70,500 sf)


University of Michigan, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building Renovation
Ann Arbor, MI (master plan for 220,000 sf and renovation of 31,435 sf)


Wayne State University, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Detroit MI (270,000 sf)



Other College & University


Ferris State University, University Center Renovation, LEED Silver *
Big Rapids, MI  (140,995 sf)


Northern Michigan University, New Academic Building, LEED Silver *
Marquette, MI (126,112 sf)


Wayne State University, Student Center Renovation, LEED Silver *
Ann Arbor, MI (197,000 sf)


Washtenaw Community College, Occupational Education Building Renovation, LEED Silver *
Ann Arbor, MI (80,000 sf)


Lawrence Tecnological University, University Technology and Learning Center
Southfield, MI (101,000 sf expansion and renovation)


Ferris State University, Library for Information, Technology and Education
Big Rapids, MI (185,000 sf)


Ferris State University, Center for Student Services
Big Rapids, MI (60,000 sf adaptive reuse of existing library)



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