Rochester Institute of Technology, Institute Hall, Rochester, NY
Budjet: $26 million.
Size: 78,000 ft2.
Project team: Francis Cauffman, New York City (programming, planning and architectural design); Bergmann Associates, Rochester (architect of record, interiors, MEP engineering, landscape architecture, site/civil engineering); contractor TBA.
Completion date: 3Q2012
Description: New research building will provide space for RIT’s new chemical and biomedical engineering departments and will complete a science quadrangle. The four-story building will also house the chemistry department, wet research labs, and facilities related to the RIT-Rochester General Health System Alliance. In addition, the program includes classrooms, a small vivarium, and shared collaborative space. The facility is being designed to achieve a rating of LEED Silver or higher.