Marquette Residence Hall Construction Tour


AIA Milwaukee

As a leading Catholic, Jesuit University, Marquette promises its students a holistic and transformative educational experience. Housing and dining facilities that promote learning, community building, and socialization among students are key to delivering on that promise. In order to ensure that it is providing unique and modern residence life facilities that are attractive to prospective students and foundational to undergraduate student formation, Marquette embarked on a bold mission to transform the quality of student-centered buildings on campus, including residence halls, dining facilities and faith spaces. Integral to their vision is the new Rev. Robert A. Wild, S. J. Commons, which will house nearly 900 students and include a 600-seat dining facility, as well as an array of common-use spaces, including classrooms, lounge/study spaces, and a chapel.

Learning Objectives:

  • Integrating a new residential tower design into an urban collegiate master plan.
  • Using BIM 360, design assist, early contract awards and innovative design features such as pre-fabricated kits to accommodate the schedule for a critical 24-month delivery.
  • Navigating the integration of a vertical mixed-use program in an aggressive construction schedule.
  • Using pod design for live/learn environments and balancing amenities, openness and security needed for the campus student life experience.

Limit of 30 participants

Hard hat and closed toe hard sole shoes are required.


Registration is required.


Jason Raiten, AIA - Engberg Anderson Architects


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