Posts Categorized: Lighting Design


Children’s Adopt-A-Room

The Adopt-A-Room vision was developed by parents of terminally ill children to create a friendly comfortable hospital environment for seriously ill children and their families. Michaud Cooley Erickson provided MEP engineering for the patient room design. LED lighting is controlled by the patient in any color imaginable in the ceiling and at floor level under

Children’s Hospital

The Children’s Hospital Expansion Project include the United Hospital Emergency Room expansion consisting of a new six (6) story 190,000 square foot tower addition to be used by both United and Children’s Hospitals. The first level of the tower is home to United & Children’s Emergency Department, entrance and lobby. The upper floors contain a

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, Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) was involved with the Target North Campus. Over the years MCE has been incorporated 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

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

Regis Center for the Arts

Michaud Cooley Erickson designed the mechanical, electrical and special systems engineering for the University of Minnesota’s new Regis Center for Art. This 155,000 square foot, high-tech, flexible facility consists of two buildings: the East Building holds spaces for ceramics, sculpture art, kilns, classrooms and the Nash Gallery. The West Building houses painting, drawing and photography

17th Avenue Residence Hall

The six-story 17th Avenue Residence Hall includes 311 student rooms. Each floor features shared semi-private restrooms with showers, three community lounges, study space and a floor-lounge for large group gatherings. The main level includes a dining facility, classroom space, a technology center and a student lounge. The basement features laundry facilities, music practice rooms, a