Northwestern Plans New Nanofabrication Center

Published 2-20-2001

Northwestern University has awarded the Chicago office of Turner Construction Company a $25.9 million contract for the construction of the 86,0000-sf Center for Nanofabrication and Molecular Self-Assembly. The new, four-story plus basement chemistry lab building will house 16 labs, faculty and graduate student offices, conference rooms, and support spaces. The project scope includes laboratory casework, fume hoods, lab equipment, and extensive M/E/P systems and temperature controls required to support the lab environments. Turner is the construction manager on the project. The architect is Zimmer, Gunsul, Frasca Partnership of Los Angeles. Bard, Rao, and Athanas of Chicago is the M/E/P engineer.