A sustainable space to thrive
Introducing the Powerhouse in pictures: Beloit’s reimagined, historic building in all its sustainable and student-animated glory.
While the Powerhouse grand opening was in February 2020, the pandemic has prevented many alumni from experiencing this transformational building in person. The pandemic also upended the magazine’s coverage of the opening. But now? Problem solved. In this photo essay, we show you how students’ return to campus in fall 2020 brought this decommissioned, coal-burning power plant to life as a green student union and recreation and athletic center.