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Regents approve design of A. Alfred Taubman Wing

Friday, January 23, 2015

Regents approve design of A. Alfred Taubman Wing

University of Michigan Regents approved the schematic design of the new Taubman College building addition - the A. Alfred Taubman Wing - at the December 18, 2014 Regents meeting.

Exterior image of the new A. Alfred Taubman Wing from Bonisteel Boulevard.

Preston Scott Cohen is the design architect working in conjunction with Integrated Design Solutions (IDS), an architectural firm based in Troy, MI. Cohen is the Gerald M. McCue Professor of Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design where he was chair of the Department of Architecture from 2008 to 2013. Paul Stachowaik (B.S. '76, M Arch '77) is president of IDS. 

A major new multi-purpose commons that will provide a central gathering place for all members of the community and acts as the "heart of the building" providing one large space for college-wide events. 

When complete, the A. Alfred Taubman Wing will consist of 36,000 gross square feet and include new studio space, faculty offices, a new classroom, student support spaces and multipurpose space for the presentation of academic projects and for events.