Physics and Nanotechnology Building

University of Minnesota



The new experimental physics and nanotechnology advancement building will provide modern and highly flexible physics & nanotechnology laboratory and laboratory support space. All told, the facility will contain 40 new research laboratories for energy, dark matter and nanotechnology research. Co-locating these facilities will provide more efficient use of physical resources, and will deliver breakthrough results in translational research for both disciplines. The building also houses a new 10,000 square foot cleanroom facility with ISO 5, 6 & 7 clean bays.


Minneapolis, MN, USA

  • Services: Laboratory Design
  • Completed: 2013

Area Summary

  • Gross Building: 143,950
  • Net (Assignable) Building: 78,362
  • Lab and Lab Support: 49,371

Cost Summary

  • Construction Cost: $64,800,000


  • Architectural Alliance & Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP


  • Paul Crosby Architectural Photography