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Science and Learning Center

Whittier College

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Description

Laboratory and laboratory support space in a building for the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics, Psychology, Math, and Kinesiology and Nutrition. Facility includes Multipurpose Teaching Laboratories to be shared by all departments to maximize utilization. To facilitate shared use while providing adequate services, the laboratories are categorized as Level I, Level II, and Level III designed with increasing infrastructure for each level such as water, gases, ventilation, and electrical power. Also included are Student/Faculty Research Laboratories for Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, and Psychology designed to be flexible for shared use by interdisciplinary teams. This completely renovated and expanded facility will also provide specialized laboratory support spaces including Tissue Culture Rooms, Instrument Rooms, NMR, Microscopy/Imaging, Dark Room, Cold Room, Culture Rooms, Optics, Atomic Force Microscopy, Machine Shop, Field Equipment Storage, Testing Rooms, and Hazardous Material Storage.

Location

Whittier, CA, USA

  • Services: Laboratory Design
  • Category: Education
  • Completed: 2016

Area Summary

  • Gross Building: 90,728
  • Net (Assignable) Building: 55,609
  • Laboratory & Laboratory Support: 27,300

Cost Summary

  • Construction Cost: $36,000,000

Architect

  • Steinberg Architects

Photographer

  • Lawrence Anderson Photography