Ivy Tech announces architect selection for new main campus building

Ivy Tech Community College has selected IwamotoScott Architecture of San Francisco to design the new main campus building in Columbus.

Ivy Tech made the announcement this morning, selecting the architectural firm from five national firms that presented to the college at an architectural charrette in December. A grant from Cummins Foundation¬† Architecture Program will pay the architectural design fee for Ivy Tech’s new building.

Ivy Tech is building a new main campus building at the Columbus AirPark to serve students in Bartholomew, Decatur, Jackson and Jennings counties. The $32 million, 80,000-square foot structure will replace the aging Poling Hall.

The architect of record will be CSO Architects and the contractor will be Pepper Construction, both based in Indianapolis, Ivy Tech announced.

The college anticipates breaking ground in 2020 and taking occupancy in 2022.

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