The design and construction of the Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health project responds to the tremendous growth of GVSU’s academic programs in the Kirkhoff College of Nursing and the College of Health Professions.
This 1909 historic Carnegie-funded library has never seen a large renovation. This project replaced the existing roofing system; expanded the services and capabilities of the branch library, adding long-overdue access and inclusion; and updated the facility to address the needs of the 21st century.
Tremendous growth of GVSU’s nursing and health professions programs called for an expansion of the existing Cook DeVos Center for Health Sciences building located in the “Medical Mile” of downtown Grand Rapids.
The renovation and addition is designed to provide an environment that supports and promotes active learning and experiential problem-solving while providing a high degree of visibility for the workforce training labs and IT curriculum. Student collaboration/study spaces are strategically placed throughout the building and serve to transform circulation elements into vital building features.