Ferris State University

University Center

Higher Education

Big Rapids, Michigan



120,000 sq ft

ABD Engineering and Design was hired by architectural firm Neumann/Smith to design comprehensive acoustical solutions and audio-visual and IT systems for this modern, future-oriented University Center. ABD worked with the design team to develop audio-visual and IT systems that create interactions beyond the classroom. The University Center has been designed to be a gathering space for residential and commuter students, and includes a mix of dining, retail and entertainment options. It also houses additional meeting spaces for student organizations. In addition, ABD’s acoustical engineers developed solutions that optimized the environment for research and learning.


Posted on

April 17, 2015