50 results for “wight”
CRE N Illinois

Former Will County board chief of staff joins Wight & Company

Chicago-based integrated design and delivery firm Wight & Company added Ragan Pattison as director of its state and local government market. Most recently the Will County board chief of staff, Pattison also served as a member of the county’s board and commissioner of the county’s forest preserve.

CRE N Illinois

Wight & Company completes net zero recreation center in Plainfield

Chicago-based integrated design and delivery firm Wight & Company has completed the Prairie Activity and Recreation Center (PARC) for the Plainfield Park District. Designed as a net zero facility, the 37,000-square-foot building in southwest suburban Plainfield, Illinois is projected to be the first building of its kind to achieve the Passi…

CRE N Illinois

Metal Construction Association honors two Chicago projects

The Metal Construction Association (MCA) acknowledged the IBEW Local 134 Headquarters/Union Hall and the Eleanor Boathouse, both located in Chicago, with the 2018 Chairman's Award. The IBEW Union Hall won in Commercial/Industrial category and Eleanor Boathouse won in the Municipal category.

CRE N Illinois

Wight & Company completes next-gen 9-1-1 communications center

Wight & Company has completed the design and construction of a new 9-1-1 emergency call center in Wheaton, Illinois. The DU-COMM 9-1-1 Communications Center launched operations recently, serving residents, public safety agencies and emergency personnel in municipalities across DuPage County in Chicago’s western suburbs. The new center is no…

CRE N Illinois

Aviation-themed student center dedicated at Lewis University

Wight & Company joined students, faculty and administrators at Lewis University to celebrate the grand opening and dedication of a new 25,500-square-foot student center. The Brother James Gaffney, FSC Student Center will be a campus hub for students at the university’s Romeoville campus in Chicago’s western suburbs. This multi-level structu…

Office N Illinois

Wight & Company earns AIA award for work on Will County courthouse

Wight & Company’s vision for a new courthouse in Chicago’s suburbs has been recognized by the American Institute of Architects’ Academy of Architecture for Justice. The design for the Will County Courthouse is one of 15 recipients nationally of the 2018 Justice Facilities Review (JFR) awards program, and one of only four to receive a Citati…

CRE N Illinois

Suburban Chicago high school undergoes massive transformation

Wight & Company recently celebrated the completion of a large-scale, multi-phase replacement project on the main campus of New Trier High School District 203 in Chicago’s northern suburbs. The new structure replaces three aging and inefficient buildings that had been added over the years to meet the needs of the 117-year-old district, which…

CRE N Illinois

Several Chicago buildings make use of smart windows

California-based View, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of dynamic glass, has completed the installation of smart windows in four Chicago projects: a high-tech office building at 2017 Mendell; Elevate luxury residences in Lincoln Park; Sunset Ridge School in Chicago’s north suburbs; and the Glen Ellyn Police Department’s new home.

Retail N Illinois

Ravina upgrades with renovated dining pavilion

Construction is complete on the renovated and expanded Ravinia dining pavilion, the first of a two-phase project overseen by Chicago-based architecture firm Wight & Company. The expansion at the popular Ravinia Festival performance venue in Highland Park, Illinois, includes a new second-level al fresco outdoor dining area, which increases t…

Office N Illinois

Sustainability requires us to (co)work together

| Matt Baker

One of the central tenets of green building is the conservation of finite resources. One resource that’s often overlooked but certainly worth conserving is physical space. Efforts to reduce the amount of space we use coincides with a growing trend in commercial real estate: coworking facilities.