Modernization

Modernization is more than building and system upgrades: it's about maximizing the assets you already have in terms of functionality, energy performance, and aesthetics.

Endless Innovation: New Approaches to Foster Innovative Learning

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Maximizing Resources

We extend the useful life of buildings, enabling them to conform to current requirements for program, code, performance, and brand, while incorporating elements of enduring value. It's a sustainable, cost-effective opportunity for clients to realize a "new" facility.

Modernization
Student Center Atrium

Building Identity

Student Center

University of Houston

The centerpiece of one of the largest campus transformations in the nation, this modernization and expansion project celebrates the University's evolution from a commuter campus to a nationally recognized Tier One research university. Our design more than doubles the size of the original building to enhance the campus experience.

Community Impact

Featured Modernization News & Publications

Panel Discussion participants

A Metropolis Think Tank at EYP's Washington, DC office explored how data can inform design thinking. Their recent article shares the thoughts from the panel discussion.

Lehigh University

Modern Steel Construction profiles EYP's Senior Structural Engineer Mark Kanonik's examination of Lehigh University's research facility at its Mountaintop Campus.

Watchbox

EYP Historic Preservation & Design Expert Matthew Chalifoux, FAIA, shares his extensive preservation expertise in The Military Engineer as he explores the challenges and partnership opportunities associated with applying design-build to complex and historically-significant preservation projects.

The illuminated wall represents the San Antonio River, as well as the calming therapeutic aspects of water at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio.

Living in your hospital while rebuilding it is one challenge. Transforming it from adult and pediatric care to a dedicated children’s hospital is another. See how we helped CHOSA accomplish both in Healthcare Design.

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Featured Modernization Projects

exterior view

Mountaintop Campus

Lehigh University

Academic Innovation

No boundaries: expansive adaptive use gives students space for big ideas.

Birch Bayh Courtroom

Birch Bayh Federal Building & US Courthouse

General Services Administration

Judicial & Workplace

Birch Bayh is a model citizen, serving its city in ways its original designers never could have imagined.

atrium

Student Center

University of Houston

Student Life

Building identity: open and connected spaces invite students to grow in community.

GE 53 night view

Renewable Energy Global Headquarters

General Electric

Workplace

Embodying GE innovation, the reinvention of Building 53 reinvigorates the iconic brand for the 21st century.

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