Prairie Place Residence Hall at Governors State University

ARCHITECT: FGM Architects

LOCATION: University Park, IL

Prairie Place, the first on-campus residence at Governors State University, opened in the Fall of 2014.  The project is a 300 bed student housing complex, consisting of 78 residential units. The building area is approximately 82,000 gsf.  There are 2 communal kitchens and lounges per floor. The building is 3 stories tall.  The framing consists primarily of wood trusses and wood bearing walls.