Higher Education

L.S Skaggs Pharmacy Institute

Owner: University of Utah

Architect: EDA Architects

General Contractor: Jacobsen Construction

150,000 SF; connected to existing School of Pharmacy by a 4-story atrium; 2/3 devoted to laboratories, and support spaces and offices for research. One level of underground parking. LEED® Gold.

James L. Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building

Owner: University of Utah

General Contractor: Layton Construction

Mechanical Contractor: J&S Mechanical

208,000-square-foot research facility for material science, engineering and biomedical sciences. Over 75,000 square feet of clean room, vivarium and nano labs. The building includes space for small animal imaging, optical imaging, neurosciences and biotechnology. It also features symposium and conference space, and a small cafe. Multiple large, stainless steel exhaust stacks rise out of the roof and are visible valley-wide. These were fabricated and installed by Western. Part of the Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) initiative. LEED Gold.

Thatcher Building for Biological and Biophysical Chemistry

Owner: University of Utah

Architect: VCBO Architecture

General Contractor: Okland Construction

45,000 SF. Five-story addition to existing Henry Eyring Chemistry Building on the University of Utah campus. Lab space for both undergraduate teaching and graduate research. 90-seat seminar auditorium. LEED Silver.

Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

Owner: Utah State University

General Contractor: Spindler Construction

Mechanical Contractor: A&B Mechanical

125,000 square foot addition to the Eccles Business Building, comprising a three story structure with a basement located at the south edge of the Utah State University Campus. 21 classrooms and 21 meeting rooms. Huntsman Hall includes several centers of excellence focused on entrepreneurship, leadership and international business. The classrooms and lecture halls feature state-of-the-art audiovisual systems. These Crestron systems allow faculty to control the AV systems with iPad. The classrooms also incorporate special perforated drywall for sound attenuation. Other spaces include cutting edge computer labs, food service areas, and offices.

Utah Science Technology and Research initiative (USTAR) BioInnovations Center

Owner: Utah State University

Architect: AJC Architects

General Contractor: Gramoll Construction

Mechanical Contractor: J&S Mechanical

110,000-square foot, three-story laboratory research facility. Includes offices, 13,000 SF vivarium and 5,000 SF of BSL3 (Bio Safety Lab – Level 3). LEED Gold.

Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Science Education Building

Owner: University of Utah

General Contractor: Big-D Construction

Mechanical Contractor: J&S Mechanical

This 159,000-square-foot building serves the School of medicine and Colleges of Health, Nursing and Pharmacy as well as houses the Eccles Health Sciences Library. It features classroom, lecture halls, clinical skills areas, a computer training suite and dental skills space. There is also a medical bookstore and cafeteria. Built in an active campus setting and adjacent to the university hospital. LEED Certified.

Professional Programs Classroom Building

Owner: Weber State University

Architect: GSBS Architecture

General Contractor: Big-D Construction

120,000-square foot building contains classrooms and labs for nursing, electronics engineering, construction management, interior design and other programs for WSU Davis. It also includes a student union with food court, fitness area and event space. LEED Silver.

BYU Music Building

Owner: Brigham Young University

Architect: HKS Architects

General Contractor: Big-D Construction

Located at the south end of the parking lot and east of the BYU law school, the 170,000-square-foot Music Building will have four levels and feature more mid-sized spaces for practice and recitals, including practice rooms located on the upper floor. The cornerstone of the new building will be a 1000-seat concert hall built in the vineyard style where the performance space is centralized with tiers of audience members rising above them.