Posts Categorized: Lighting Design


Bell Museum

The new Bell Museum of Natural History, located at University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus, is a true place of discovery. Visitors are able to spend their time exploring the 120-seat state-of-the-art Planetarium, getting lost in the world renown wildlife dioramas, visiting the multi-sensory Touch and See Lab or observing from the second-floor green roof.

Baker Center

The newly-renovated historic Baker Center, comprises a full city block in Downtown Minneapolis. Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) completed the interior and exterior lighting for many of it’s public spaces. One of the major challenges for this lighting project was matching the linear cove fixtures to have the same color temperatures. MCE tested a variety of

MSP: Terminal 1

Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) has been providing engineering design services to MSP Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) for mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, lighting, telecommunications and building automation systems. Our involvement at Terminal 1 began when the terminal’s complexity and variety of engineered systems began to challenge the MAC’s day-to-day operations. An 11,000-ton chiller plant and

Marriott Hotel

The Marriott Minnetonka project included upgrades to the interior finishes, furnishings, and layouts as well as lighting, electrical, and lighting controls.  Renovation areas included entrance lobby, front desk/check-in, elevator lobby, small conference room, large lobby casual/communal room, restaurant area, and relocation of the central bar.   Inefficient incandescent downlights were replaced with fluorescent, while non-functioning and hard to maintain

Grant County Courthouse

Originally built in 1905, the Grant County Courthouse is currently listed on the National Historic Registry and has undergone significant improvements while still maintaining its historical aesthetics. MCE designed a geothermal heating and cooling system, which uses an energy exchange between the air within the building being heated and the ground.

MSP: Terminal 2

Terminal 2 infrastructure was completely designed by Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) and built in 1997 with opportunities of expansion planned for the future. All mechanical and electrical systems are modern and efficient, and the configuration has accommodated TSA and the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) Energy Conservation Program without significant changes to the building or its

Target North Campus

As a corporate client, MCE was involved with the Target campus. Over the years MCE has been involved in the design of three of the most current building additions to the campus. Building ‘D’ included a 260,000 square foot, four-story office building with first floor, future retail space, and a mechanical penthouse. Building(s) E and

Allianz

Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) provided all mechanical and electrical engineering for Allianz’s corporate headquarters. Our engineers designed state-of-the-art mechanical and electrical systems for this 421,000 square foot facility; a 15,000 square foot data center, which is backed up with redundant power and cooling systems. The building includes multiple floor office space with raised floor for

Macalester College

This project is the first phase of a multi-phased renovation of The Janet Wallace Fine Arts complex. MCE provided the full mechanical and electrical engineering services for the project. The project included remodeling of the 57,000 SF complex to create refreshed space for the Commons, Art Gallery and Music Building. The Commons features a two-story