Creighton University Harper Center | Heider College of Business

Omaha, NE

This 150,000 s.f. renovation of the Creighton University Harper Center includes upgrades to the Heider College of Business, Bookstore, iJay Apple Store, and Starbucks. The design incorporated elements from corporate design to provide students with a state-of-the-art learning environment that will prepare them for the future workplace. Environmental graphics used throughout the space reinforce and highlight the University’s identity.


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Services Provided
  • Programming
  • Architectural
  • Interior Design
  • Construction Documents
  • Construction Administration
  • FF&E Coordination
  • Environmental Graphics
  • 150,000 s.f. Renovation
  • Merges corporate design with higher education design as a technique to better prepare students for future work environments
  • 2,000 s.f. student-run Apple store
  • Collaborative areas and ”moments of impact” between students and professors
  • Specialized industry workstations and practicum spaces in place of the typical classroom
  • Unique lighting features in two 4-story atrium
  • History of the college is incorporated in the main level design
  • Enhanced AV and technology throughout to reinforce wayfinding and the “University Experience”