Steve and Jamie Chen Center for Innovation and Inquiry

Higher Ed 

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IN2 is a 6,400 square foot state-of-the-art innovation center designed to ignite collaboration and entrepreneurial activity among students, educators, business and the community to solve real-world problems, design prototypes and launch new ideas to advance the human condition.”


Project Scope

The 6,400 square foot state-of-the-art innovation center; IN2 focuses on four areas of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and innovation: entrepreneurship education, teaching and learning, maker movement and diversity. The project scope included a full gut renovation of the entire space including MEP’s back to their source. Path provided all new finishes including a 2 story curtain wall section enabling the space to be flooded with light.

Location: Aurora, Illinois

Owner: Illinois Math & Science Academy

Architect Cordogan Clark & Associates, Inc.

Contract Value $2 Million

Completion Date March 2017