Navistar – HQ Campus

Our Client’s Objective

Navistar International Corp. is a holding company providing integrated and best-in-class transportation solutions. The company produces International® brand commercial trucks, mid-range diesel engines, IC brand school buses, and Workhorse brand chassis for motor homes, step vans and military vehicles. Navistar consolidated a portion of its corporate operations on an 88-acre, centralized business campus in Lisle, Illinois. Navistar engaged Partners by Design to design a World Headquarters with office facilities, development labs, vehicle review center, Design Center, and vehicle exhibition spaces.

Scope of Our Work

Partners by Design is the master planner of the campus and the architect of record for the 1.2-million-square-foot campus redevelopment. The scope of our work:

  • Maser planning for redevelopment of the 88-acre campus
  • Modernization and interior design of nine existing buildings (office/lab spaces, customer care center)
  • Design of a new entry pavilion to serve as a customer experience center of 7,500 square feet to exhibit vehicles
  • Design of entry canopies and exterior way-finding with product displays for existing buildings
  • Conversion of existing garage space to a 25,000-square-foot vehicle review center with adjacent workshops and offices
  • Design of a 15,500-square-foot Design Center where prototypes will be produced
  • Design of exterior master plan / sports courts / pavilion / patios / outdoor café / truck display

Additional campus amenity upgrades included: executive boardroom suite complete with Skyfold partition, lounge and pantry, full-service cafeteria seating 600, two fitness centers, an on-site physician office and exam rooms, campus learning center, three full-service coffee bars, and an on-site auditorium.

  • Square Feet: 1,200,000

  • Location: Lisle, IL

  • Industry: Manufacturing

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