New Projects: University of Rochester, Clinical and Translational Science Building, Rochester, NY
Size: 200,000 sq/ft.
Project team: Francis Cauffman Architects, Philadelphia (architect); Bard Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers, Watertown, Mss. (MEP engineer); Bergman Associates, Rochester (structural/civil engineer, landscape architect); Donald Blair & Partners, Architects, New York City (programming consultant); Architerra, Boston (sustainability consultant); Mark Chen Architect, New York City (design consultant for the Univ. of Rochester Medical Center); Science Applications International Corp., East Syracuse, NY (commissioning agent); LeChase Construction, Rochester (construction manager).
Completion date: 2Q2010
Description: Four-story translational research facility will contain 11 departments with offices for faculty and researchers, a clinical trials suite, a public health resource center, a conference center and an athletic center. An NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award supported construction, as well as $50 million in New York state funds. The university is seeking LEED certification, making this the first LEED-certified building on campus. A double-height lobby will link the facility to the School of Nursing’s Helen Woods Halls. Labs will be consolidated on the top three floors and will maximize visibility and natural light. A later phase will add three more floors and 120,000 additional ft/sq of office and program space.
Contact: Mark F. Michaud, Univ. of Rochester Medical Center, email@example.com.