Palmer Drive Development

Undergraduate Science Building

Project Data

Project Number: P100504602001

Budget: $61 million


  • Estimated Construction Start: July 2003
  • Estimated Construction Completion: December 2005

Square Ft.: 140,000 gross sq. ft.

Project Team

Design Team:

  • Smith Group (Lead)
  • Venturi, Scott, Brown & Associates, Inc

Construction Team: Barton Malow Company

Owner Team:

Floor Program

Plaza Level Lobby: Offices for interdisciplinary programs, “Michigan-Style” classrooms for 72 and 96 students

Second Level: “Studio” teaching laboratories, resource center, computer simulation classrooms

Third Level: Teaching Laboratories for molecular, cellular, and developmental biology (MCDB), lecture hall, study areas for genetics and biochemistry, plant growth facility

Fourth Level: Neuroscience program (offices and laboratories), flexible classroom, case study classroom, ancillary laboratory space, electrical and mechanical equipment

Penthouse: Mechanical Equipment

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