Tinkham Veale University Center
Tinkham Veale University Center
Tinkham Veale University Center
Cleveland, OH

LEED NC v2009 Gold Certified

The 89,000-square-foot Tinkham Veale University Center at Case Western Reserve University opened in August 2014. The building accommodates student spaces, an amphitheater, department offices, a food court, sit-down restaurant, a large interactive media wall and the 7,300-square-foot Kelvin & Eleanor Smith Ballroom.


  • An 89,000-square-foot green roof
  • A two-story air curtain, which captures and releases the sun’s heat before heating the interior space
  • Radiant-floor heating and cooling as well as chill-beam technology to manage internal temperature
  • Flat-panel solar collectors
Services Provided:
  • LEED Project Management
  • Performance Green Building Consulting
Owner:Case Western University
Architects:Perkins+Will / Ralph Johnson
Engineering:Thornton Tomasetti
General Contractor:Donley's Construction
Budget:$50 million