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Chemistry Research Building

Colorado State University



This new building includes state-of-the-art collaborative research environments to support research, retention, and recruitment in the CSU Chemistry Department. Specific research themes include Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry, and Biosynthetic Chemistry. The building is designed around several open research laboratories to promote flexibility, collaboration, and interaction. Specialized lab support spaces include a Central Instrument Facility, a Catalysis Center, and a flexible future core. The building design arranges offices, write-up areas, interaction spaces, and offices to create an environment that supports interdisciplinary collaborative research.


Fort Collins, CO, USA

  • Services: Laboratory Design
  • Category: Education
  • Completed: 2017

Area Summary

  • Gross Building: 56,000
  • Net (Assignable) Building: 32,000
  • Laboratory & Laboratory Support: 23,000

Cost Summary

  • Construction Cost: $33,500,000


  • Hord Coplan Macht & RATIO Architects


  • Cooperthwaite Productions