Rutgers University — New Chemistry and Chemical Biology Building, Piscataway, NJ

This new four story (above grade) Chemistry and Chemical Biology, with a basement and penthouse, will house classrooms, administration offices, research laboratories and a 120 seat auditorium. The lobby doubles as a presentation and gathering space and the basement includes specialty imaging facilities.

The structure consists of a concrete wide module joist system and includes architecturally exposed concrete at laboratories, stairways and other interior locations. The mechanical penthouse has steel framing members.

Facts

Size:145,000 square feet

Schedule:22 months

Contract Type:Construction Manager-at-Risk

Owner:Rutgers University

Architect:Flad Architects

Sustainability:LEED Gold