The phased comprehensive renovation of this iconic historic building transformed it into a modern learning environment. The facility serves the needs of the School of Integrative Biology and the School of Earth, Society, and Environment, as well as general classroom spaces in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The design features:
Read about the preservation of the grand staircase.
“As we finally got underway with classes last week in our ‘new’ NHB, I paused to reflect on our shared long journey so long ago. I want to thank you for all the effort (and angst) you expended in making NHB such a wonderful reality. Everyone loves it! Through your early vision, hard work and dedication, it has eventually become such a functional and attractive place to work and learn. Thanks for your part in making it so!”
Carol Augspurger, Professor of Plant Biology
Program verification, safety audit, laboratory planning and design, equipment planning
Targeting LEED Gold
Heritage Award, Preservation and Conservation Association, 2018
Best Comprehensive Restoration Project, International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers