SIUE Health Sciences Complex

The new Health Science Complex (HSC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is set to be a state-of-the-art facility that will revolutionize how healthcare professionals are trained and educated.

HSC will encompass approximately 215,000 SF, making it one of the largest buildings on the SIUE campus. LJC and Clayco play a crucial role in creating a space that meets the functional needs of the various health science programs and inspires and facilitates collaboration, innovation, and excellence in education.

The HSC will house the School of Pharmacy, the School of Nursing, and related health sciences programs, offering improved facilities for simulation training, research, and program growth. Faculty offices, modern classrooms, teaching and research laboratories, and student resource and study spaces will be thoughtfully integrated into the design to support a holistic learning environment.

One of the project’s key objectives is to enhance interdisciplinary and interprofessional education. By designing spaces that foster collaboration among different health professions, LJC and Clayco will help create a learning environment that reflects the real-world healthcare setting. This approach will equip students with the necessary skills to excel in their careers and address the region’s and state’s healthcare needs.

Initial site work begins this fall, with project completion anticipated for the summer of 2025. Clayco and Poettker Joint Venture are serving as the design-build firms for the project, while LJC and Christner are the lead architects. HOK is the bridging documentation firm.


Southern Illinois University Edwardsville


Edwardsville, IL


215,000 SF


  • Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Sustainability