Mountain View College (Dallas County Community College District), Science & Allied Health Building

Dallas, Texas

  • FIRM

    Gensler

  • CLIENT

    Dallas County Community College District

  • AREA

    39,500 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $9,400,000.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    1/2009

The new two-story Science & Allied Health Building at Mountain View College connects new science and allied-health facilities to existing classrooms via a glass-faced bridge that functions as student interaction and study space.

The new building houses biology, microbiology and chemistry laboratories, and support space; the ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$237.97FEATURED IN2009 Architectural Portfolio program; computer labs; and general-use smart classrooms. The new structure, the bridge and an existing greenhouse frame an outdoor garden classroom used for general biology education.

The architect also designed minor renovations to the existing lobby and science classrooms, and updated the existing campus infrastructure to allow for five new large construction projects across campus.