Design Melds Historic and Modern Features to Deliver Light-Filled Space for Joliet Community
Wight has earned industry recognition from multiple organizations recently for its leadership in the field of sustainability. Wight’s role in designing and building the Naperville Park District’s new LEED Platinum-certified Knoch Knolls Nature Center has been garnering particular recognition
Wight & Company (Wight) joined client Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota (Saint Mary’s) this fall to celebrate the groundbreaking for a major campus addition. Wight was chosen by Saint Mary’s to create a new $19 million Science and Learning Center for the university’s Winona Campus.
Under the leadership of Chairman & CEO Mark Wight, the firm announced it will combine forces with Dirk Lohan and Floyd Anderson, who built the internationally acclaimed design and architecture firm of Lohan Anderson, with deep roots going back to Mr. Lohan’s grandfather and mentor, 20th century master architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
Wight & Company, in close collaboration with Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM), has created a dramatic new library for Chicago’s Chinatown residents using an innovative integrated delivery process. The rounded, three-sided structure at the intersection of Wentworth and Archer Avenues is a civic, educational and social hub that reflects the history and culture of the neighborhood.
Wight & Company joined DuPage County residents, local officials, and social service providers recently to celebrate the opening of a Community Center designed and built for the DuPage County Health Department.