Amherst College — New Science Center, Amherst, MA

This four story 250,000 SF building will house Amherst College’s new Science Center. This state-of-the-art center will include a department commons, classrooms, teaching labs, library, cafe and informal learning areas for students. It will contain important elements that highlight the sustainable features of the building that are also linked to science pedagogy. After team-wide meetings to discuss energy performance goals, the project will aim for an energy use index target of 99 kbtu/sf/yr.

Facts

Size:250,000 square feet

Schedule:41 months

Contract Type:Construction Manager-at-Risk

Owner:Amherst College

Architect:Payette