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Owner:

Marquette University

Architect:

Kahler Slater

Boldt Role:

Construction Manager

Key Points:

The State of Wisconsin issued $15 million in long-term bonds to finance half the $30 million cost (including FFE) of the new facility, and Marquette matched that amount through its fund-raising efforts. Three million dollars in federal support was also secured. Midwest Construction - Best of 2003 awards. Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee received Project of the Year-Education. 2003 - The Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin selected Marquette University Dental School for the Build Wisconsin Awards.

Marquette University

Dental School

Milwaukee, WI

The Dental School of this prestigious Midwestern university sought a facility that would support its unique approach to learning in every way possible. Its new curriculum - an integrated, case-based approach - required a patient-centered clinical environment that would closely model a modern dental practice.

While funding was being secured through state-issued bonds, matching funds from Marquette and federal support, Boldt was chosen as construction manager.

Working with Kahler Slater architects, we constructed a three-story, 126,000 sq. ft. facility housing a dental clinic, simulation lab, and research and graduate program areas. The school's informatics and technology center offers a lecture hall, lounge area and space for practicing with instruments, while offices and conference rooms for administration and faculty comprise the uppermost floor.

The light-filled atrium entryway, outdoor courtyards, and green spaces make this award-winning, patient-centered facility a comfortable, pleasant place to learn and teach, while providing a valuable outreach service to the community.