Madison College Gateway Student Achievement Center

Madison, WI

Gateway now serves as the new front entrance to Madison College’s Truax campus. This 88,000-square-foot monumental building welcomes students and visitors from the west side of campus. Gateway houses an inviting welcome center, registration area, Student Achievement Center and the campus library. Gallery space will prominently showcase student work. An open atrium allows access to the Main Street corridors on all three levels of the original building.


  • Thermoplastic Polyolefin Roofing
  • Geothermal heating & cooling system
  • Focus on storm water management improvements
  • Heat recovery HVAC system
  • Electrical vehicle charging stations
  • High performance low-e glass
  • Use of regional materials
  • Goal to recycle 75% of construction waste
  • Exterior sunshading devices for improved HVAC performance
  • Design & construction to meet LEED Silver equivalent
  • High efficiency & waterless plumbing fixtures

Category /

Higher Education

Attributes /

New Construction
Sustainable Building

Architect /

Plunkett Raysich Architects

Awards /

2013 ASID Wisconsin Annual Design Excellence Silver Design Award - Educational