LIFE SCIENCE RESEARCH CENTER - MRI ADDITION
An 11,600gsf addition comprised of two bays for MRI equipment, a multi-modal research laboratory, offices for faculty and staff, and visitor/patient facilities. The addition is designed by MGA Architects of Philadelphia, PA.
ACADEMY STREET DINING AND RESIDENCE HALL
This facility is comprised of a 1,150 seat dining hall and a 305-bed residence hall for first year students. Designed by the architectural team of DIGSAU/Ewing Cole of Philadelphia, PA, the building will be located on Academy Street directly across from the Perkins Student Center. The new facility is designed to blend in with the surrounding buildings of the South Green while also incorporating several sustainable features such as a large green roof that serves as the roof of the dining hall.
FUTURE PROJECT - SOUTH ACADEMY ST RESIDENCE HALL
South Academy Street Residence is the final phase in the university’s program to house nearly all first year students in the campus core. Comprised of approximately 515 beds in traditional doubles or singles, this new residence hall will provide students with many campus amenities within easy walking distance.
INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING LABORATORY
This facility will include much needed modern undergraduate science teaching labs, classrooms, state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research laboratories associated with research institutes including those focused on energy and the environment. The building will also include core facilities and clean rooms to support research within the building and across the campus.
Designed by the architecture firm of Ayers Saint Gross of Baltimore, Maryland, the building will be located on the corner of Academy Street and Lovett Avenue in close proximity to many of the campus’s existing laboratory buildings. The new facility will incorporate lab design best practices and campus planning principles including responsible use of land resources. More Information The project will result in a facility that is flexible, adaptable and accommodating to changing research and discovery learning pedagogies.
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY and ADVANCED RESEARCH (STAR) CAMPUS
The project would be the largest-ever expansion of the Newark campus, fitting into a grand vision for the university to become a national leader in science and technology development and a major job-creating engine in the state,” according to a story published in The News Journal. The research campus planned for the old Chrysler site could power the state’s and university’s growth.
As part of ongoing efforts to address the immediate growth needs of certain departments, the College of Health Sciences is planning to occupy most of the existing administration building at the Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus. Approximately 75,000 square feet in size, the facility will provide space for the college’s physical therapy program, clinics, and various offices. This project is being designed by Ballinger of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Design of this project commenced in February 2011. Construction schedule still to be determined.
EAST CAMPUS HOUSING
The East Campus Residence Halls are under construction and scheduled for completion in August 2013. This project is part of a plan to build a first-year student community designed to enhance the college experience. The two new residence halls, totaling 252,000 square feet, will be five stories high and located on the east end of Harrington Beach. They will house 767 first year students, as well as offices for Residence Life and Housing Assignment Services, and amenities for the entire East Campus residential complex.
ABHA Architects designed the project and Skanska is the construction manage.
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CARPENTER SPORTS BUILDING ADDITION AND RENOVATION PROJECT
An addition to the Carpenter Sports building is in design. The project will also include renovations to the existing building. Gym two is scheduled for renovation summer 2011. The addition and other renovations will begin in the spring of 2012. The project is being designed by the architecture firm Hughes Group of Sterling, Virginia.
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