Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience



New building for the first Max Planck Institute Research Building in the United States. It includes research laboratories, local support spaces, an Imaging Core Facility and Vivarium.  Neuroscience research including Digital Neuroanatomy, Synapse Physiology and Molecular Neuralbiology will take advantage of the flexible open laboratories and assigned support spaces.  Core Facilities for microscopy and high resolution electron microscopy will support the range of research as will the vivarium facility with its behavioral component.


Jupiter, FL, USA

  • Services: Laboratory Design
  • Completed: 2012

Area Summary

  • Gross Building: 109,960
  • Net (Assignable) Building: 62,600
  • Lab & Lab Support: 37,619

Cost Summary

  • Construction Cost: $45,600,000

Important Details

  • LEED Certification Level: Gold
  • Most Outstanding LEED NC Private Project – 2015


  • Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP & Pierce Goodwin Alexander & Linville


  • Feinknopf