RANKEN MANUFACTURING INC. MOVES FORWARD

Ranken Technical College's new Manufacturing Inc. building is moving forward. The new building is slated to begin construction in October and will be complete by Summer 2019. The design is an educational hybrid that incorporates traditional classrooms as well as workshops. The facility supports Ranken's unique "MicroEnterprise" program where students work for regional businesses in order to "learn and earn." 

 Another "diagonal tale": the corner peels away diagonally to reveal the glass entry.

Another "diagonal tale": the corner peels away diagonally to reveal the glass entry.

 There’s a good reason why Governor Parson (center), St. Louis Mayor Krewson (left) and Kansas City Mayor Sly James (right) visited Ranken Technical College in St. Louis: it’s a happening place! JEMA is Ranken’s partner in creating a new east campus. Exciting times!

There’s a good reason why Governor Parson (center), St. Louis Mayor Krewson (left) and Kansas City Mayor Sly James (right) visited Ranken Technical College in St. Louis: it’s a happening place! JEMA is Ranken’s partner in creating a new east campus. Exciting times!

 The diagonal "cuts" through the urban context and differentiates the new building from its context.

The diagonal "cuts" through the urban context and differentiates the new building from its context.

 The diagonal rises as it moves to the east, creating an all glass corner to signify Ranken's new campus entry.

The diagonal rises as it moves to the east, creating an all glass corner to signify Ranken's new campus entry.