Educational & Sports Facilities

The Circle Campus of the University of Illinois / Walter A. Netsch (SOM Partner)

To design the Circle campus, the university of Illinois chose the firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, led by Architect Walter Netsch, who planned the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.  Netsch designed the campus in the Brutalist style based on the metaphor of a stone dropped in a pond of water.

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