Houghton, MI

Michigan Tech University



With a focus on modern and sustainable features, the design and architecture of the residence hall features a vibrant and eco-friendly living space. The integration of technology will further enhance the overall experience, providing state-of-the-art amenities and facilities. The project, aligned with Michigan Tech’s focus on responsible environmental design is on track for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification.

East Hall will increase student housing, ensuring that 516 more Huskies can pursue their education within this thriving community. East Hall aims to provide a comfortable and enriching living environment that brings about economic and social benefits for the greater community, fostering a sense of unity and progress.

East Hall will offer top-notch amenities and facilities including:

  • Semi-private suites featuring single and double occupancy bedrooms
  • Bathroom built into every living unit
  • Front desk services
  • Multiple study areas, community lounges and specialized programming spaces
  • Gaming room
  • Building-wide air conditioning
  • Laundry services at no additional cost
  • Communal kitchens on each floor
  • Fitness center
  • Frictionless convenience store for grab-and-go items
  • Covered bike storage
  • Multi-purpose rooms
  • Music studio
  • Outdoor patio with firepit


You can read more about this project here: https://www.mtu.edu/housing/options/undergraduate/east/


  • 516 on-campus beds
  • Frictionless Convenience Store
  • Contractor: Walbridge
  • Architect: Niles Bolton Associates