Arizona State University, Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building 1 (Work in Progress)

Tempe, Arizona

  • FIRM

    Perkins and Will


    Arizona State University

  • AREA

    150,000 sq.ft.





Arizona State University, under the direction of President Michael Crow, has begun to lay the groundwork for a new academic research model. This model is focused on collaboration across disciplines to encourage dynamic and synergetic intellectual pursuits that will have a very real impact on science.

The new Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building 1 will be ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONASSOCIATED FIRMDick & Fritsche Design GroupCAPACITY32COST PER SQ FT$320.00FEATURED IN2004 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYWork in Progress first of multiple phases of research infrastructure centrally situated on the main campus. The state-of-the-art laboratory building is to be an expansion of the College of Life Sciences and the College of Engineering. It will house life sciences and engineering faculty research, supported by analy-tical and computational laboratories.

The laboratories have been designed as generic in order to provide the flexibility to adapt to a variety of research programs over time. Shared support areas, such as environmental rooms, procedure rooms and equipment rooms, will be outfitted on each laboratory floor.

Core lab and vivarium facilities have been designed to support the research anticipated for this building, and to augment future phases of the campus research infrastructure.