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Science and Allied Health Careers Building, Oakton Community College

Des Plaines, Illinois

New LEED Gold career facility for Nursing, Medical Lab Technology and Physical Therapy Assistants.

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  • Health Science and Career Technology.The new 92,000 gsf Science and Allied Health Careers Building provides both science and health careers instruction. The programs are housed in enlarged spaces to accommodate current and future requirements. Programs include Nursing Simulation, Medical Lab Technology and Physical Therapy.


  • Working in association with Legat Architects, Harley Ellis Devereaux is the Science and Health Careers planner, programmer and design consultant for this project.
  • The Health Careers programs include Nursing, Nursing Simulation, Medical Lab Technology, and Physical Therapist Assistant.
  • The Physical Therapist Assistant facility provides adequate space to simulate and experience all the multitude of activities students will need to perform to service their patients.
  • The facility includes natural light common areas for students.
  • The Life Science labs are designed with an entirely new spatial model similar to an octagon in shape, which accommodates a more interactive and collaborative oval learning bench design.

people involved in this project:

Mark C. Hartmann

AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Architecture + Design

James A. Corsiglia

PE, SE, LEED AP
Structural Engineering Leader

Aaron J. Shepard

AIA, LEED AP BD+C, EDAC, ACHA
Project Management