DWAN LEVELS 2 AND 3 WET BENCH RENOVATION

The University of Minnesota Medical School was in need of replacing their outdated, inefficient research labs and offices with more contemporary, open spaces. Co-locating multiple departments and divisions to the Dwan Variety Club Cardiovascular Research Center Building on the Minneapolis East Bank campus provides a centrally located space with opportunities for collaboration with the hospital…

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MOOS TOWER LEVELS 1 AND 3 LAB RENOVATION

With researchers from the Department of Neuroscience and Institute for Translation Neuroscience working out of multiple buildings on the Minneapolis campus, the University of Minnesota desired a single location for researchers. The new, shared space will be located within Malcolm Moos Health Sciences Tower on the Minneapolis campus, and include an extensive renovation of 7,500…

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TRANSPORTATION, TRADE & INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION CENTER

Located in the Riverland Community College campus in Albert Lea, MN, the Transportation, Trade, and Industrial Education Center (TTIEC) provides higher education in the fields of Auto Services, Ag Diesel, Diesel Industrial Machining and Maintenance, and Truck Driving.  This 40,000 SF project provided functional updates to all existing shop spaces and completely renovated under-utilized spaces for…

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VETERINARY ISOLATION FACILITY

The new Veterinary Isolation Facility serves Minnesota’s citizens and animal populations by identifying and monitoring emerging diseases, developing new diagnostic methods, vaccines, treatments, and preparing the next generation of veterinary scientists. The new Veterinary Isolation Facility also supports the College of Veterinary Medicine’s leadership in infectious diseases research: attracting renowned faculty, facilitating collaborative research among…

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THOMAS E. MURPHY ENGINE RESEARCH LAB

The Thomas E. Murphy Engine Research Laboratory is in an existing warehouse building off Como Avenue and 29th Avenue S.E. The lab promotes collaboration between engine experts and industry leaders for research and development. Explosion control, air intake, and exhaust requirements mandate that the test cells be located along an exterior wall and required significant…

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HUBACHEK & CLOQUET FORESTRY FIELD STATIONS

Cloquet Forestry Center (CFC) & Hubachek Wilderness Research Center (HWRC) serve as research and outreach centers for the University of Minnesota. CFC is located on 3,400 acres of forest and wetlands in Cloquet, Minnesota and HWRC is located on 365 acres of boreal forest at the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness near…

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MINNESOTA POULTRY TESTING LAB

The Minnesota Poultry Testing Lab plays a role in role in human and animal health by facilitating the rapid identification of poultry diseases and certifying poultry products for interstate and international shipments. It is a cooperative venture between the Minnesota Board of Animal Health and the University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL). The lab…

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Tomson Hall

Tomson Hall, located at the center of this tree-covered campus, houses the Education Department, the College’s six language departments plus St. Olaf’s World Languages Center. The design is based upon collaboration and community – which express the mission of the college. Spaces in the building are required to meet competing criteria – inviting and comfortable…

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JOHN T. TATE HALL RENOVATION

The John T. Tate Hall Renovation is a comprehensive renovation and addition to the historic building at the University of Minnesota. The overall design approach focuses on creating new vibrant and flexible learning spaces for the School of Physics and Astronomy, the Department of Earth Sciences, and general science students from the College of Science…

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PHYSICS & NANOTECHNOLOGY BUILDING

This facility functions as the new front door to the University’s College of Science and Engineering. Highlights of the building include over 43,000 sf of modern, highly flexible physics laboratories and support space, a 10,000 sf nanotechnology clean room, and office and meeting space for the researchers. Instilling a theme of connectedness, the project is…

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MCTC HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER

This comprehensive renovation in downtown Minneapolis was conceived as a new transparent cornerstone to an urban campus. An existing building, a former auto showroom built in 1912, was reimagined to provide a welcoming face for the College along Hennepin Avenue. Adjacent to this building, the front bay of a one story existing warehouse was removed…

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CARGILL BUILDING – MICROBIAL AND PLANT GENOMICS

In a technology-responsive, modern and natural environment, the design of the Cargill Building – Microbial and Plant Genomics supports research and collaboration. Work zones range from shared wet laboratories and bioinformatics spaces, to project–based team workstations, private offices and informal break out meeting spaces. As testimony to the quality of the space, the 100-person flexible…

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CANCER & CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH BUILDING

The CCRB is a flexible, state-of-the-art research environment designed to support faculty, staff, and researchers focusing on finding cures for significant health challenges from diabetes, cancer and heart disease, emerging infectious diseases and neurological conditions. The building was conceived as a gateway to the Biomedical Discovery District, a new research district on the campus of…

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BEE AND POLLINATOR RESEARCH LABORATORY

The Bee Research Laboratory is a flexible, state-of-the-art academic research laboratory that facilitates groundbreaking work on pollinator’s health and biodiversity. Led by world-renowned bee expert, Dr. Marla Spivak, this facility complements the pastoral St. Paul Campus. The color of the building was derived from the colors of honey and honeybees. The Bee Research Laboratory includes…

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