Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa.
Building Type: Science
Construction Type: New
Square Footage: 140,000
Architect: Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects
Contractor: Reynolds Construction Management Inc.
This 140,000-square-foot science facility includes teaching and research space for biochemistry and molecular biology, chemistry, bioinformatics, psychology, and neuroscience. The facility has three wings connected by a spine that is the social heart of the building. The design balances a contemporary look with sloped roofs and limestone that echo older campus buildings. Multiple courtyards have been integrated to facilitate indoor and outdoor teaching and interaction. The buildings received LEED gold certification.
(Photo: Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects)
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