Engineering Innovation Building

University of Illinois at Chicago



The Engineering Innovation Building included research laboratories for Chemical Engineering (ChE), Mechanical Engineering (ME), Civil Engineering (CE) and Materials Science. Specialized laboratory support spaces include a double height civil engineering large structural testing laboratory and a chemical engineering pilot plant. The laboratories used highly flexible laboratory casework systems attaching to robust and adaptable building infrastructure systems to enable and ensure future flexibility for changing research directions.


Chicago, IL, USA

  • Services: Laboratory Design
  • Completed: 2019

Area Summary

  • Gross Building: 58,665
  • Net (Assignable) Building: 35,335
  • Lab and Lab Support: 21,652

Cost Summary

  • Construction Cost: $30,000,000

Important Details

  • Citation - Specialized Facility Award by American School and University Magazine 2020


  • Dewberry Architects


  • Mariusz Mizera Photgaphy