The Cove School

A complete renovation and expansion of The Cove School. The Cove School provides highly individualized education and life strategies for children with learning disabilities in grades K-12. The 32,000-SF renovation included construction of school classrooms, an activity center (gymnasium, lunchroom, and presentation stage), a multi-media center, literacy and evaluation centers, and an occupational therapy suite. … Continued

Flashpoint Chicago | Media Arts Academy

A 75,000-SF conversion of empty space to a state-of-the-art media arts academy in the historic 100-year old Burnham Center, located in downtown Chicago. This LEED Certified space includes classrooms, computer labs, recording facilities, a directing stage, a screening room, a motion-capture studio, offices, a conference room, and student lounges with raised floors and one-of-a-kind technology. … Continued

The Frances Xavier Warde School | Auditorium and Club Room

A complete interior renovation of the 9,800-SF auditorium and theatre, club room and restrooms. The upgraded MEPs in the auditorium included theatre lights and an AV system. Work was completed while school was in session and it was critical to implement a strategic logistics plan in order to minimize our impact in terms of noise, … Continued

Lake Forest College | Oppenheimer Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

This project was a re-imagination of the existing library space to create new, open collaborative entrepreneur center. The goal of the center is to provide an environment that fosters ideation and innovation, problem-solving, and collaboration between students, faculty, mentors, and community members.  Work included construction of both shared and designated workspaces, a classroom that can … Continued

Loyola Academy | Aquatic Center

 Part of a multi-phase master plan at Loyola Academy, this project included the demolition of the current aquatic center and construction of a new state-of-the-art facility. The John D. Norcross Aquatic Center features an eight-lane, IHSA-approved, competition-size pool with two one-meter springboards, a moveable bulkhead, a wet classroom, and a 294-seat spectator gallery with retractable … Continued

Arrupe College | Wintrust Student Commons

A demolition and renovation of the former law school lecture room for the newly established Arrupe College. The renovation of interior space included infill of the tiered lecture hall seating, a new window cut into the exterior facade, student dining and communal space, and a new kitchen and food service area.

North Shore Country Day | Library and Science Center

Renovation of North Shore Country Day’s existing library – into a new interactive learning studio and library, deemed ‘The Heart’ of the school. Structural work was completed to create a new gathering space for students between the first and second floors, and the demolition and modernization of many of the school’s infrastructure systems improved the … Continued

North Shore Country Day | Upper School Building

A 14,000-SF addition and 29,500-SF renovation to the Upper School Building on the occupied JK-12 campus. During construction, temporary facilities were built to accommodate high school student population. The complex project included the complete renovation and modernization of the existing four-story building. The construction of the north and south four-story additions house the new collaborative … Continued

AAOMS Simulation Labs & Conference Center

The AAOMS National Simulation Program allows members and staff to practice and master critical techniques on mannequins for administering and monitoring office-based anesthesia. Valenti built-out the existing office suite to create simulation labs and meeting areas for the new clinical performance program. The new space includes four simulation labs, two control rooms, a reception room, … Continued